Romanesque Manuscripts. The Twelfth Century. Two Volumes.

Cahn, Walter.

Published by Harvey Miller Publishers, 1996
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Two 13" x 8.75" volumes. Each bound in blue hardcover cloth, in dust wrappers. The set is in fine condition, in fine jackets. With many color and black & white illustrations of more than 150 rare and exquisite illuminated manuscripts, as well as descriptive bibliographic text with detailed information regarding format, style and iconography, contents, provenance and literature for each work. Bookseller Inventory #

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Synopsis: The first of Harvey Miller's multi-volume Survey of Manuscripts Illuminated in France provides a definitive reference work for the intensively creative Romaneseque period. This book, produced to the usual high standard, amply illustrates the extent, variety and quality of the manuscripts. An introductory essay is followed by a complete catalogue of the manuscripts and 374 photos.

Review: The author's deep learning and wide interest make these catalogue entries models of their kind. -- Times Literary Supplement

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Title: Romanesque Manuscripts. The Twelfth Century....
Publisher: Harvey Miller Publishers
Publication Date: 1996
Binding: Hardcover
Edition: First edition.

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