||Monumental edition of the Cantigas de
Santa María (Songs of Santa María), by Alfonso X the Wise, with
the full reproduction, in colour, of the "rich" codex T.I. 1 of the
Library of El Escorial (Madrid), first part of the magnificent works
of Alfonso X the Wise, started in 1255, 35 x 50 cm format (512 pages
with 1,264 miniatures) and a supplementary volume, same format, with
412 pages containing four studies on this codex: an historic analysis
on codices, by Matilde López Serrano; the text transcription and a
philological literary study, by J. Filgueira Valverde; the art of
miniatures and their archaeological value, by J. Guerrero Lovillo; and
a musicologic analysis of the songs, by José María Llorens. Both
volumes are bounded in a tablet covered with leather. Along with the
edition, we offer two LPs with a select anthology of cantigas,
specially recorded by the European band called Música Ibérica for this
edition. Out of print. Cf.
Cantigas de Santa María, codex of Florence.
By the same author: Lapidario and
Libros del Axedrez, Dados et Tablas.