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“Death Standing in a Landscape” Magnetic Bookmark

Find your place with ease with this unique magnetic bookmark featuring the illustration “Death Standing in a Landscape” from an illuminated Book of Hours (circa 1470). This miniature opens the text for the Office of the Dead. A standard text in a Book of Hours, the Office of the Dead reminds the owner of the book of his or her own mortality. Bookmark is laminated with a magnetic strip on the inside to hold it to the book page. Bookmark dimensions: 1 5/8” x 3 3/4”.

Liberale da Verona (1445-1527/29), “Death Standing in a Landscape,” from a Book of Hours, Lewis E 118, ff. 95v-96r, c. 1470. Free Library of Philadelphia Rare Book Department. 

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