The Written Word: Inscriptions, Texts and Illuminated Manuscripts from 3200 B.C. to the Invention of Printing in the XVth Century

PIERPONT MORGAN LIBRARY

Published by The Pierpoint Morgan Library, New York, 1945
Soft cover
From Riverrun Books & Manuscripts (Hastings on Hudson, NY, U.S.A.)

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8vo. Original printed wrappers, front cover with color illustration mounted (a few nicks at edges). FIRST EDITION. This exhibition was held 14 December 1944 to 14 April 1945. It commenced with examples of Mesopotamian seals and clay tables and concluded with 41 manuscripts from the Fourteenth and Fifteenth Centuries. Very good. Bookseller Inventory # 400185

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Title: The Written Word: Inscriptions, Texts and ...

Publisher: The Pierpoint Morgan Library, New York

Publication Date: 1945

Binding: Soft cover

Edition: First edition.

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