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Christmas Exhibition 2022

Antiquariat Dr Jörn Günther , 6 - 16 Dezember 2022
Celebrate the winter holiday by viewing some rare and beautiful medieval manuscript treasures at Antiquariat Dr. Jörn Günther

During this advent season, Dr. Jörn Günther Rare Books will be opening the doors to the gallery at the heart of Basel to exhibit some extremely

rare examples of illumination and decoration from the middle ages and

the Renaissance. This years’ highlights include the Histoire Ancienne, a

colossal decorated chronicle probably made for the French king at the end

of the 14th century, and the Crawford Hours, a tiny devotional

masterpiece. The Flemish Psalter manuscript shown in the photo above

must also be regarded as an outstanding masterpiece, which - in all

probability – was made for a beguine.

 

 

The illuminations found in these medieval books are the best examples of
art from this period, and treasures like these are rarely seen outside of
national collections and impressive private libraries.

 

Medieval manuscripts, miniatures and early printed books will be on
display from:

December 6 to 16, 2022, Monday to Friday
Our opening times are:

10 am 12 noon, and 2 pm to 5 pm

at Antiquariat Dr. Jörn Günther
Spalenberg 55
4051 Basel.


Free guided, bespoke tours by experts are possible for the entire duration
of the exhibition, please make an appointment by emailing
info@guenther-rarebooks.com. Press tours can be arranged at any time.

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Für Fragen stehen wir Ihnen gerne zur Verfügung.

 

Dr. Jörn Günther Antiquariat
Spalenberg 55
4051 Basel, Schweiz

Tel. +41 61 275 75 75
Fax +41 61 275 75 76
info@guenther-rarebooks.com

 

Bürozeiten: Montag bis Freitag, 9–18 Uhr.

Ihren Besuch erwarten wir gerne nach Vereinbarung.

 

Für Presseanfragen wenden Sie sich bitte an so@guenther-rarebooks.com