Manuscript of Villard de Honnecourt
Villard de Honnecourt. 13th century. National Library of France, Ms Fr19093.
The captivating notebook of Villard de Honnecourt. The only treatise on architecture from the Middle Ages.
French. Traditional Gothic script.
About 250 superb drawings on parchment are to be counted on its 66 pages measuring 180 x 245 mm.
Replica with handmade leather binding and slipcase. Accompanied by a volume of commentaries which includes, among others, the excellent essay by the professor of Art History, Rafael Cómez, who has the honour of having made the same European itinerary that Villard de Honnecourt did in the 13th century.
Limited edition of 898 numbered copies with notarial certificate.
♠ National Prize 2019. Best books published in 2018. Ministry of Culture. Modality: facsimile books.