Siloé, arte y bibliofilia

Westminster Abbey Bestiary

13th century. Anonymous.

Westminster Abbey Library. England. Latin.

One of the most beautiful and richly-decorated bestiaries in the world.

It contains a total of 164 fantastic miniatures in special harmonious shades of red and blue.

Its 130 parchment pages measuring 160 x 220 mm, in the purest tradition of superb medieval bestiaries, are filled with all kinds of succulent descriptions, legends and myths.

Handmade leather binding, accompanied by a study book and a preservation display case.

Limited edition of 898 numbered copies with notarial certificate.

National Prize 2014. Best books published in 2013. Ministry of Culture. Modality: facsimile books.