The Peterborough Bestiary

Christopher de Hamel, Lucy Freeman Sandler

Luzern: Faksimile Verlag Luzern, 2001

Digital resource


All 44 pages of the Peterborough Bestiary are reproduced in the original format of 348 x 236 mm in a limited edition of 1,480 copies world-wide. The volume comes in a carefully hand produced and blind-tooled brown leather binding, a faithful replica of a typical Cambridge binding. All sheets are trimmed in accordance with the original and stitched to the contents by hand The cover is tooled using roulettes, showing motives of the griffon, the lion and the dragon. An academic commentary volume, including a complete transcription and translation of all texts, by Christopher de Hamel, Director of the Corpus Christi Library in Cambridge, and Lucy Freeman Sandler, the great New York University expert in English book illumination, facilitates the understanding of the manuscript." - Publisher

Language: English


Last update February 24, 2022