The Bedford Hours

Title:
The Bedford Hours
Library:
British Library
Language:
French, Latin
City:
LONDON, Great Britain
Shelf Mark:
Add. 18850
Alternate Names:
Das Bedford Stundenbuch -- Hours of Anne of Burgundy and John of Lancaster, Duke of Bedford --
Origin:
(mostly) Paris, France -- perhaps some additions made in Rouen, France --
Dimensions:
289 folios - 263 x 184 mm.
Date Description:
produced over some 20 years: ca. 1410 till after 1430
Author:
Illuminations by the Bedford Master ( = Haincelin of Haguenau?), the Master of the Munich Golden Legend, et al. --
Content:
Book of Hours (Use of Paris) --
Hand:
Gothic textura --
Illuminations:
Yes
Type of Decoration:
numerous (see companion volume) --
Musical Notation:
No
Call Number:
Special Collections Rare Books OversizeND 3363 . B37 K6615 2006 Non-Circulating
Commentary Volume:
Yes
Nature of Facsimile:
full-size color reproduction of the entire manuscript --
Publication Date:
2006
Place of Publication:
Luzern, Switzerland
Publisher:
Faksimile Verlag
Notes:
Commentary vol. by Eberhard König with a contribution by Jenny Stratford: Das Stundenbuch des Herzogs von Bedford + Addendum
Bibliography:
Eberhard König: The Bedford hours : the making of a medieval masterpiece (call no. Med.Inst. ND 3363 .B37 K6613 2007) --
Type of Text:
bilingual, Book of hours, calendar, devotional, religious, vernacular