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BOWEN (Karen Lee). Christopher Plantin's Books of Hours: Illustration and Production.1997

Nieuwkoop: De Graaf, xxxi, 301pp., 156 plates, orig. cloth. 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's to Voet's The Plantin Press.

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