Apocalypsis Johannis --

Title:
Apocalypsis Johannis --
Library:
Biblioteca Estense
Language:
Latin
City:
MODENA, Italy.
Shelf Mark:
alpha.D.5.22 (Biblioteca Estense Universitaria)
Alternate Names:
Modena block-book Apocalypse -- Apocalisse Estense -- Apocalisse xilografica estense --
Origin:
Netherlands --
Dimensions:
48 pages -
Date Description:
1465-1470
Content:
48 one-sided pages of scenes from the Book of Revelation, with captions in Latin --
Hand:
gothic - xylograph -- blockbook --
Illuminations:
Yes
Type of Decoration:
block book -- colored -- usually two scenes per page, but 5 full-page scenes -- the image area is framed, with dimensions varying from 250-255 X 190-195 mm.
Musical Notation:
No
Call Number:
Special Collections Rare Books XLarge BS 2822 .E8 M5 1998 Non-Circulating
Commentary Volume:
Yes
Nature of Facsimile:
Complete color reproduction of the entire block book.
Series:
Ars illuminandi
Publication Date:
1998-1999
Place of Publication:
Modena
Publisher:
Il Bulino
Notes:
- [v. 2.] L'Apocalisse xilografica estense : Alpha.D.5.22 della Biblioteca Estense Universitaria di Modena / commentario di Ernesto Milano.
Type of Text:
apocalyptic, Biblical, blockbook, devotional, moralizing, mystical, religious, typological