The Older Prayer Book of Emperor Charles V

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The Older Prayer Book of Emperor Charles V


This bookmark features artwork from the Prayer Book of Emperor Charles V, which was published for the Spanish king between 1516 and 1519. The book is embellished with seventy-six illuminations as well as decorative elements including frames, initials, and colored ornamental bands throughout. The codex served as a book of moral edification for the young king who over and over again turned to its pages as evidenced by the considerably worn condition of the parchment.


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ISBN: 9781945470226

MSRP: 5.99

Carton Quantity: 504

Trim Size: 2.00in x 7.25in

Release Date: September 19, 2017

Format: Bookmark - Single

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