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Book Description

The Art of Illuminating as Practised in Europe from the Earliest Times. Chromolitho half title, title and colophon and 99 plates, as called for. Quarto. half green calf. Bookplate of Samuel Gurney (banker, philanthropist and MP for 11 years during which period he never spoke in the House of Commons!) Fife raised ribs to spine with gilt decoration, Gilt tiles. Gilt to page edges. Gilt lace decoration to boards. Corners bumped . Collated complete 99 coloured plates. Collectable with beautiful plates highlighting the 19th Century fascination with Medieval Art.
Author W.R. Tymms
Date 1860
Publisher Day and Son
Condition Very Good +

Price: £345.00

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