THE ILLUMINATED BOOKS OF THE MIDDLE AGES

By: Humphreys, Henry Noel

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Book Condition: Very Good


(iv) + 126pp., exquisite full-colour illuminations throughout. Book clean and square. Vivid gilt title on lightly bumped spine. Plain boards minimally shelfworn only. Minor tape ghost on ffep., a security sticker affixed to rear pastedown, leaves clean and unmarked. Illustrated dustjacket nominally bumped only. "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." Contents include: Prelims., Intro: Peter Murray Jones. Intro: Henry Noel Humphreys. List of some of the most remarkable illuminated books of the Middle Ages, List of Plates. Book weight approx. 1.1 KG. * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it weighs over 1KG. Please email for quote.

Title: THE ILLUMINATED BOOKS OF THE MIDDLE AGES

Author Name: Humphreys, Henry Noel

Categories: Arts and Crafts, Books On Books, Art and Artists,

Edition: First Thus, Reprint

Publisher: London, Bracken Books: 1995

ISBN Number: 1851702768

ISBN Number 13: 9781851702763

Binding: Hardcover and Dustjacket

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: Very Good +

Size: Folio - over 12" - 15" tall

Seller ID: 006972

Keywords: ART, HISTORY, MIDDLE AGES, BOOKS, ILLUMINATIONS, DECORATION, ILLUSTRATION, HUMPHREYS, HENRY NOEL, 1810-1879. JONES, OWEN, 1809-1874