[medieval-leather] RE: Alfonso Books (was Re: Re: Spice Storage)
if you have a look at Edilan's page, you'll see a few of Alfonso X El
- they're huge impressive volumes.. I once looked at the 'Cantigas de Santa
Maria' edition in the British Library, and it needed a trolley to carry it
over to my reading desk..
> Date: Tue, 03 May 2005 04:26:37 -0000
> From: "Marc Carlson" <marccarlson20@...>
>Subject: Alfonso Books (was Re: Re: Spice Storage)
>--- In email@example.com, Ron Charlotte <ronch2@b...>
> > There is the Chessbook of Alfonso the Wise (Codex Alfonso, the
> > original is at Patromonio National, Madrid) There is also the Book
> > of Games which among things shows images of a number of games and
> > sports, including a form of stickball, and a couple of other ball
> > games). I first tripped across some of the illustrations in a book
> > titled _Spain: A History in Art_.
>I believe you, I'm just saying that I'm not finding either "Book of
>Games" or "libro de juegos" by Alphonso X in my regular ILL sources.
>I'll see if I can't get down to the stacks to dig through the National
>Union Catalog tomorrow. I was just hoping that this was just another
>name for the same text - apparently not.
- At 09:42 AM 5/3/2005, Helen wrote:
>Hi,Much thanks, at least I can drool....
>if you have a look at Edilan's page, you'll see a few of Alfonso X El
>- they're huge impressive volumes.. I once looked at the 'Cantigas de Santa
>Maria' edition in the British Library, and it needed a trolley to carry it
>over to my reading desk..
Ron Charlotte -- Gainesville, FL
ronch2@... OR afn03234@...