Christopher Plantin's Books of Hours
Illustration & Production

By Karen Lee Bowen
April 1997
HES & DE GRAAF Publishers
ISBN: 9060044274
491 Pages, Illustrated
$267.50 Hardcover

An in-depth examination of Plantin's large-scale production of books of hours, comprising a survey of their illustration as well as accounts of the general process by which they were printed. A pioneer study of great interest both from the art-historical and from the bibliographical point of view. Contains inter alia many additions and corrections to Voet's The Plantin Press.

Bibliography; History of Printing
Bibliotheca Bibliographica Neerlandica, Vol. XXXII

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