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An Introduction to Illuminated Manuscripts


Published by Stemmer House, Owings Mill, MD, 1983
From Riverrun Books & Manuscripts (Hastings on Hudson, NY, U.S.A.)

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4to. Profusely illustrated in color. Original glazed decorated boards. FIRST EDITION of this introductory work by the former Keeper of the Library at the Victoria and Albert Museum. "For the scholar it is the only pictorial record available of an extensive part of the V&A collection including the bequests of George Reid, George Salting, David Currie and Sir Sydney Cockerell" (back board note). Fine. Bookseller Inventory # 400178

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Title: An Introduction to Illuminated Manuscripts

Publisher: Stemmer House, Owings Mill, MD

Publication Date: 1983

Binding: Hardcover

Edition: First edition.

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