Illuminated Manuscripts


Published by Methuen and Co. Ltd, London, 1911
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Tall 8vo. 51 black-and-white plates. Original red cloth, gilt-lettered and -decorated on front cover and spine (front joint partly spit, some light wear at extremities). FIRST EDITION, in the original cloth. J.A. Herbert became the Deputy Keeper of the Manuscripts in the British Museum, where he specialized in illumination and the medieval tales. While working at the British Museum, and in addition to this work, he wrote Volume iii of the 'Catalogue of Romances' in 1911, 'Schools of Illumination' (1914-1930), and 'The French Text of Ancrene Riwle' in 1944. Good. Bookseller Inventory # 400145

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Title: Illuminated Manuscripts

Publisher: Methuen and Co. Ltd, London

Publication Date: 1911

Binding: Hardcover

Edition: First edition.

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