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The Fitzwilliam book of hours : MS 1058-1975: facsimile and commentary volume.: PB 4-2010

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Current Location: In storage


The Fitzwilliam book of hours : MS 1058-1975: facsimile and commentary volume.


Illuminator: Master of the Dresden Prayerbook
Illuminator: Master of James IV of Scotland
Author: Panayotova, Stella
Publisher: Folio Society
Printer: Beacon Press
Binder (person): Smith Settle Limited
Weaver: Stephen Walters and Sons



Full-colour facsimile of Fitzwilliam Museum MS 1058-1975, produced in Bruges ca. 1510. Its illuminations are attributed to the Master of the Dresden Hours and the Master of James IV of Scotland, among others.
"[The facsimile] has been printed by Beacon Press, Sussex, on Furioso paper and bound by Smith Settle, West Yorks, in full silk brocade woven only for this edition by Stephen Walters and Sons, Suffolk. The edition is limited to 1180 numbered copies for sale to members of The Folio Society, and 20 lettered copies which are not for sale ..."--colophon of facsimile.
Fitzwilliam Museum has copy "G".
Issued in a presentation clamshell box (23 cm.)
Commentary by Stella Panayotova. Commentary includes bibliographical references (p. [135]-144).

185 leaves [i.e. 370] pages : illustrations ; 21 cm. + 1 commentary (144 pages, [1] leaf of plates : 1 illustrations ; 21 cm.)

Place(s) associated

  • London

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (2009) by Folio Society


Production date: AD 2009


"The edition consists of 400 numbered copies set in Monotype Baskerville, printed on Zerkall mould-made paper and bound by Alan Wood at Gregynog - 300 copies in patterned paper boards with cloth spine, 80 copies in quarter goatskin and patterned paper boards leaving 20 copies available in sheets ..." - Colophon Museum copy is no. 177 signed with a dedication to John Dreyfus.

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Materials used in production

Printing ink

Techniques used in production


Identification numbers

Accession number: PB 4-2010
Primary reference Number: 199647
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Audit data

Created: Tuesday 22 July 2014 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Manuscripts and Printed Books

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