Insular Manuscripts. 6th to the 9th Century


Published by Harvey Miller, London, 1978
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Folio. 380 black-and-white and color illustrations, including 8 color plates tipped-in as issued. Original cloth; original dust jacket. FIRST EDITION, and a very fine copy, virtually as issued. This is the first volume of 'A Survey of Manuscripts Illuminated in the British Isles,' of which Alexander served as general editor. It was the first work to describe and illustrate all of the most important Insular manuscripts since E.H. Zimmerman's 'Corpus' of 1916. Fine. Bookseller Inventory # 400137

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Title: Insular Manuscripts. 6th to the 9th Century

Publisher: Harvey Miller, London

Publication Date: 1978

Binding: Hardcover

Dust Jacket Condition: fine

Edition: First edition.

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