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Lot nr:460
Book nr:36181
Author:HUMPHREYS, Henry Noel (1807-79)
Title:The Illuminated books of the Middle Ages : an account of the development and progress of the art of illumination, as a distinct branch of pictorial ornamentation, from the IVth to the XVIIth centuries...
Town:London
Publisher:Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans
Year:1849
Description:In-folio (54 x 37 cm), chromolithographic title, 39 chromolithographic plates (Owen Jones) and one plate in black/white. Rest. in the margins of certain plates. Explanatory text of pl. 8, 19 & 20 wanting. Some foxing. Contemporary binding, elaborately ruled and stamped in blind on both covers, hinges weak, edges rubbed, all edges gilt
Note:Provenance: Durham County Library
Price:€500 - €700
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