The Duke's Book of Hours by Jacqueline Grant
Price: $1.99 USD. 2910 words.
Published on May 30, 2011. .
In the early 1400s the Duke, Jean de Berry commissioned a book. At this time books were written out by hand and lavishly illustrated by highly accomplished artists. The Duke's book is a most valuable example of the art of the illuminated manuscript that was perfected during the Middle Ages.