small 8vo. paper-covered boards. 98, 112, 49+(1) pages. Issued in three volumes, Vol. I, 1928, revised, being the guide to autographs and documents exhibited in the Manuscript Saloon, including facsimiles of letters from Queen Elizabeth, Sir Walter Raleigh, Oliver Cromwell, etc.; Vol. II, 1923, contains paleological and biblical manuscripts, charters and seals; Vol.III, also 1923, is the guide to illuminated manuscripts and bindings of manuscripts exhibited in the Grenville Library. Each book with twenty plates from items in the exhibit cases. All volumes show wear to extremities, with spines chipped and pieces missing near head and tail, some soiling to covers. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: BRITISH MUSEUM GUIDE TO THE EXHIBITED ...
Publisher: Printed by Order of the Trustees
Publication Date: 1923
Binding: paper-covered boards
Illustrator: Illuminated Manuscripts
Book Description Printed by Order of the Trustees, (London), 1928. Hardcover. Condition: Good. Tan paper over boards. Rubbed along the edges. Strong binding. 98pp. Some notations on the last free endpaper. No other markings. Illustrated with 20 plates. Seller Inventory # 034548
Book Description Printed by Order of the Trustees, (London), 1923. paper-covered boards. Manuscripts (illustrator). small 8vo. paper-covered boards. 112 pages. This Guide to the Manuscripts, Autographs, Charters, Seals, Illuminations, and Bindingsexhibited in the Department of Manuscripts and in the Grenville Library first appeared in three parts, in 1912. This is a re-issue of Part II with new acquisitions mostly in the section on Greek Papyri, and the revision of some descriptions. Includes chapters on Greek, Latin, English, and Biblical MSS, Ms. Chronicles of England, etc. Illustrated with twenty full-page plates. Some wear to extremities. Seller Inventory # 65570