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The complete database of Illuminated Manuscript Facsimiles
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Three centuries ago the Count of Milan, Sebastiano Resta, began a rare drawings collection. Resta collection was unequalled for typology, quality and quantity of subjects of drawings. Sebastiano Resta... - http://facsi.ms/hGqPn

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The San Domenico Missal, conserved in the Museo di San Marco in Florence is, for the first time, reproduced in a valuable edition for bibliophiles. Viewable in part only during the rare occasions of p... - http://facsi.ms/DQAfP

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The extraordinary antiquities fund of the Biblioteca Nazionale Centrale di Firenze (BNCF) conserves a work of exceptional beauty and historical interest, known as the “Grande Tolomeo” or “Codice Magli... - http://facsi.ms/Vx3JZ

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If The Comedy represents the most complicated, voluminous and famous of Dante’s works, La Vita Nuova is his more sublime poetic composition. The story of his love for Beatrice, starting from their fir... - http://facsi.ms/Q6y0i

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With over 600 extensively illuminated pages, the Luttrell Psalter depicts the medieval life with lively images. Creative, imaginative and even bizarre miniatures embellish the manuscript with bright c... - http://facsi.ms/28

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From the number of pictures to the very reason the book was made, this manuscript is one of a kind. Its choice of language, stories and provenance are a puzzle, which scholars have pondered over for d... - http://facsi.ms/27

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As geographical knowledge expanded rapidly during the 16th century, lavish world maps increasingly became symbols of status and power. There was no more powerful figure than Philip II of Spain, who ha... - http://facsi.ms/26

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In the Middle Ages, men believed that studying animals allowed them to read God's plan as written in the natural world. Nowhere was this belief more prevalent than in England, where scribes toiled to ... - http://facsi.ms/25

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William de Brailes was at the forefront of a great artistic flourishing in 13th-century England. One of the very few illuminators to sign his work, his name appears in several records between c.1230 a... - http://facsi.ms/24

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Richard Gough, the 18th-century antiquarian, was describing what would later become one of the most famous maps in the world: the Hereford World Map. When it was first created it was housed in a woode... - http://facsi.ms/23
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