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Picturing piety the book of hours by Roger S. Wieck

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Published by Paul Holberton Pub. for Les Enluminures, Paris and Chicago, University of Washington Press [distributor], c2007. in London, [Seattle] .
Written in English


  • Books of hours -- Catalogs.,
  • Books of hours -- Illustrations.,
  • Illumination of books and manuscripts, Medieval.,
  • Illumination of books and manuscripts, Renaissance.,
  • Getijdenboeken.

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Edition Notes

StatementRoger S. Wieck with Sandra Hindman and Ariane Bergeron-Foote.
GenreCatalogs., Illustrations.
SeriesCatalogue -- 13, Catalogue (Enluminures (Firm)) -- 13.
ContributionsHindman, Sandra, 1944-., Bergeron-Foote, Ariane., Enluminures (Firm)
LC ClassificationsND3363.A1 W543 2007
The Physical Object
Pagination273 p. :
Number of Pages273
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20914896M
ISBN 10190347065X
ISBN 109781903470657

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