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Title Examples of the art of book-illumination during the middle ages.

Published London : B. Quaritch, 1889.

Copies

Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail SpC/BX f  745.67 Q1    NOT FOR LOAN
Uniform title Facsimiles of choice examples selected from illuminated manuscipts.
Physical description 10 parts : illustrations ; 29 cm
Notes Reproduced in facsimile.
Ten parts in 6, issued 1889-1892, with cover title: Facsimiles of choice examples selected from illuminated manuscripts, unpublished drawings and illustrated books of early date.
The parts (except the first) were also issued separately. Parts IV and V-X have special title-pages: (1) Mexican picture-chronicale of Cempoallan and other states of the empire of Aculuacan, London, 1890 ; (2) Facsimiles of illustrations in Biblical and liturgical manuscripts executed in various countries during the XI-XVI centuries, now in the possession of Bernard Quaritch. London, 1892.
"Limited to 250 copies." - Quaritch, B. A catalogue of rare and valuable books on the fine arts, 1909-10, p. 113.
Contents 1. Miscellaneous examples -- II. Blake's eight drawings to illustrate Milton's Comus -- III. Nineteen plates to illustrate romances of chivalry, mediaeval literature, costumes, etc. -- IV. Mexican picture chronicle of Cempoallan -- V-X. Facsimiles of illustrations in Biblical and liturgical manuscripts.
Notes Plates signed: Griggs.
Local note SpC/BX copy has been bound in 1 vol., with the wrappers preserved.
Other author Quaritch, Bernard, 1819-1899.
Griggs, William, 1832-1911.
Blake, William, 1757-1827.
Subject Milton, John, 1608-1674. Comus. -- Illustrations.
Illumination of books and manuscripts -- Specimens.
Art, Medieval.
Indians of Mexico -- Languages -- Writing.
Manuscripts, Mexican (Pre-Columbian) -- Facsimiles.