227 – Manuscripts

7/221 [Medieval manuscripts]. Pelekanidis, S.M. (a.o.). The Treasures of Mount Athos. Illuminated Manuscripts. Athens, Ekdotike Athenon, 1974-1979, 3 vols., 496; 399; 327p., num. (full-p.) col. ills., orig. unif. gilt and dec. rexine w. dustwr., 3 orig. slipcases, folio.
€(400-500)
Will be auctioned at the november 2007 auction Bubb Kuyper, Haarlem, Holland.

C2a21b
Example of a page of an illuminated manuscript (not from the title above):
Jonah in the belly of the whale
Miniature representation of Jonah in the belly of the whale, in codex no. 61, 9th century, Pantokrator monastery, Mount Athos.
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