English Translation: The Very Rich Hours of the Duke of Berry or Très Riches Heures, is the most famous and possibly the best surviving example of manuscript illumination in the late phase of the International Gothic style. It is a book of hours: a collection of prayers to be said at the canonical hours. It…
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Guy, de Chauliac. Chirurgia magna,[England], [14th-15th century].
New York Academy of Medicine Chirurgia magna, Guy de Chauliac The library at the New York Academy of Medicine holds more than half a million volumes, with 32,000 in the rare book collection. From this group, the Academy recently digitized this illuminated manuscript by surgeon Guy de Chauliac, known as the Chirurgia magna (“great surgery”)….