Quaternio Verlag Luzern

Publishers' History in short

Mai 2016
Launch of the fourteenth fine art facsimile edition The Cambrai Apocalypse (Cambrai, Médiathèque d'Agglomération, Ms. B 386)

March 2016
Participation at the Leipzig Book Fair

February 2016
Publication of the fine art facsimile edition The Peterborough Psalter with commentary volume

November 2015
Participation at the Vienna Book Fair BUCH WIEN 2015

October 2015
Publication of the fine art facsimile edition The Flemish Chronicle of Philipp the Fair with commentary volume

September 2015
Launch of the thirteenth fine art facsimile edition The Sobieski Hours (London, Windsor Castle, Royal Library)

September 2015
Publication of the fine art facsimile edition The Sforza Legendarium der Sforza with commentary volume

August 2015
Opening of the exhibition of The Codex Gisle in Eberbach Abbey in Eltville im Rheingau. (14 August 2015 to 10 January 2016)

July 2015
Publication of the fine art facsimile edition Der Heilspiegel aus Kloster Einsiedeln with the commentary volume

June 2015
Luzerner Tag der Buchmalerei (LTB) in Luzern and Einsiedeln comparing original and facsimile of Der Heilspiegel aus Kloster Einsiedeln

June 2015
Launch of the art book »The Gothic Alphabet of Mary of Burgundy« (Brussels, Bibliothèque royale de Belgique, Ms. II 845)

June 2015
Participation at the LIBER BERLIN (12.–14.6.2015)

Mai 2015
Launch of the twelfth fine art facsimile edition The Flemish Chronicle of Philipp the Fair (London, The British Library, Yates Thompson MS 32)

April 2015
Launch of the fine art facsimile edition The Sforza Legendarium (Turin, Biblioteca Reale, Ms. Varia 124) in cooperation with Franco Cosimo Panini Publishers in Modena

March 2015
Participation at the Leipzig Book fair

December 2014
Conception and production of the art book »Das Kalligraphiebuch von Johann Caspar Winterlin« in cooperation with the Museum Kloster Muri

December 2014
Publication of the fine art facsimile edition The Golden Graduel of Gisela von Kerssenbrock with CD 

November 2014
Participation at the Vienna Book Fair BUCH WIEN 2014

October 2014
Participation at the Church Fair GLORIA in Augsburg

October 2014
Launch of the eleventh facsimile edition The Peterborough Psalter (Brussels, Bibliothèque royale de Belgique, Ms. 9961-62) at the Frankfurt Book Fair

July 2014
Publication of the fine art facsimile edition The Parisian Romance of Alexander the Great with commentary volume

April 2014
Launch of the tenth facsimile edition The Speculum Humanae Salvationis from Einsiedeln Abbey (Einsiedeln, Stiftsbibliothek, Cod. 206)

April 2014
Conception and production of the exhibition catalogue "Ritterturnier – Geschichte einer Festkultur" on the occasion of the exhibition in the Museum zu Allerheiligen, Schaffhausen

March 2014
Participation at the Leipzig Book Fair

March 2014
Participation at the Lucerne Book Fair "Luzern Bucht"

2014
5 Years Quaternio Verlag Luzern

Dezember 2013
Conception and production of the art book with separate four-pages facsimile section "Les Très Riches Heures – Das Meisterwerk für den Herzog von Berry"

November 2013
Publication of the fine art facsimile edition The Book of Hours of Marguerite d'Orléans with commentary volume

October 2013 Launch of the ninth facsimile edition The Golden Gradual of Gisela von Kerssenbrock (Osnabrück, Diocesan Archive) at the Frankfurt Book Fair.

July 2013 Conception and production of the exhibition catalogue "Das Alte Testament und sein Umfeld – Vom Babylonischen Talmud zu Lassos Bußpsalmen" on the occasion of the exhibition in the Bavarian State Library in Munich

May 2013
Launch of the eighth facsimile edition The Parisian Romance of Alexander the Great (London, British Library, Royal 20 B. XX)

May 2013
Presentation of facsimile copies of four Charters of the Old Swiss Confederacy on behalf of the Landesmuseum Zurich for the permanent exhibition "Geschichte Schweiz"

March 2013
Participation at the Leipzig Book Fair

March 2013
Participation at the Lucerne Book Fair "Luzern Bucht"

February 2013
Conception and production of the art book with separate four-page facsimile section "Der Rheinauer Psalter – Meisterwerk der Buchmalerei um 1260", published by the Zentralbibliothek Zurich

January 2013
Publication of the fine art facsimile edition The Corpus Apocalypse with commentary volume

November 2012
Conception and production of the art book with separate four-page facsimile section on "Der Uta-Codex – Frühe Regensburger Buchmalerei in Vollendung", published by the Bavarian State Library.

October 2012

Launch of the seventh fine art facsimile edition The Book of Hours of Marguerite d'Orléans (Paris, Bibliothèque nationale de France, latin 1156B) at the Frankfurt Book Fair.

July 2012
Open day with celebration of the publication of the fine art facsimile edition The Speyer Pericopes (July 14, 2012).

May 2012
Publication of the fine art facsimile edition The Speyer Pericopes with commentary volume.

May 2012
Publication of the fine art facsimile edition The Primer of Claude de France with commentary volume.

April 2012
Conception and production of the exhibition catalogue "Das Augsburger Geschlechterbuch – Wappenpracht und Figurenkunst" on the occasion of the exhibition in the Staatsgalerie Stuttgart.

March 2012
Participation at the Leipzig Book Fair.

March 2012
Participation at the Lucerne Book Fair »Luzern Bucht«.

March 2012 Launch of the sixth fine art facsimile edition The Primer of Claude de France (Cambridge, Fitzwilliam Museum).

February 2012 Conception and production of the exhibition catalogue "Vom ABC bis zur Apokalypse – Leben, Glauben und Sterben in mittelalterlichen Blockbüchern" on the occasion of the exhibition in the Bavarian State Library in Munich.

December 2011 Publication of the fine art facsimile edition The Flemish Book of Hours of Marie de' Medici with commentary volume.

December 2011 Organisation of the Lucerne Days of Manuscript Illumination in Lucerne and St Gall on the topic of the Flemish Book of Hours of Marie de' Medici.

November 2011 Participation at the "Karlsruher Bücherschau" (Nov 10th to Dec 4th)

October 2011 Launch of the fifth fine art facsimile edition The Corpus Apocalypse (Cambridge, Corpus Christi College) at the Frankfurt Book Fair.

October 2011 Presentation ceremony of the fine art facsimile edition The Speyer Pericopes to the Bishop of Speyer in the Speyer Cathedral.

July 2011 Organisation of the Lucerne Days of Manuscript Illumination in Speyer on the topic of the Speyer Pericopes.

May 2011 Publication of the fine art facsimile edition The Munich Golden Psalter with commentary volume.

April 2011 Launch of the fourth fine art facsimile edition The Speyer Pericopes (Karlsruhe, Badische Landesbibliothek) at the Frankfurt Book Fair.

March 2011
Public presentation of the fine art facsimile edition of the Munich Golden Psalter and comparison with the original in the exhibition "Gemalt mit lebendiger Farbe. Illuminierte Prachtpsalterien der Bayerischen Staatsbibliothek vom 11. bis zum 16. Jahrhundert" in the Bavarian State Library in Munich.

March 2011
Organisation of the first Lucerne Days of Manuscript Illumination in the Bavarian State Library on the topic of the Munich Golden Psalter.

March 2011 Conception and production of the exhibition catalogue "Gemalt mit lebendiger Farbe" on the occasion of the exhibition in the Bavarian State Library in Munich.

March 2011
Conception and production of the exhibition catalogue "Bürgermacht und Bücherpracht. Augsburger Ehren- und Familienbücher der Renaissance" on the occasion of the exhibition in the Maximilianmuseum Augsburg.

March 2011
Participation at the Lucerne Book Fair "Luzern Bucht".

November 2010 Conception and production of the art book on "Berthold Furtmeyr in München – Illuminierte Prachthandschriften, vol. 1 (Die Münchener Furtmeyr-Bibel) and vol. 2 (Das Salzburger Missale), published by the Bavarian State Library.

October 2010 Launch of the third fine art facsimile edition The Flemish Book of Hours of Maria de Medici (Oxford, Bodleian Library) at the Frankfurt Book Fair.

September 2010 Conception and production of the calendar "Schätze im Himmel – Bücher auf Erden. Mittelalterliche Handschriften aus Hildesheim" on the occasion of the exhibition at the Herzog August Bibliothek Wolfenbüttel.

September 2010 Move to our new home at Obergrundstrasse 98 in Lucerne – you are always welcome!


May 2010 Launch of the second fine art facsimile edition The Munich Golden Psalter (Munich, Bayerische Staatsbibliothek).

May 2010 In time publication of the commentary volume of the first facsimile edition The Prayer Book of Claude de France as scheduled.

March 2010 Conception and production of the exhibition catalogue "Die Fugger im Bild", published by the Bavarian State Library.

March 2010 Participation at the Lucerne Book Fair "Luzern Bucht".

December 2009 Publication of the first fine art facsimile edition.

October 2009 Launch of the first fine art facsimile edition The Prayer Book of Claude de France (New York, Pierpont Morgan Library) at the Frankfurt Book Fair. Enthousiastic report in the newspaper "Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung" : "The most beautiful book of the Fair!"

July 2009 Foundation of Quaternio Editions Lucerne by four former collaborators of Faksimile Verlag Luzern.

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