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Illuminated Manuscripts, Icons, Mediaeval Art

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Illuminated Manuscripts, Icons, Mediaeval Art

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1 A Century of Dutch Manuscript Illumination 
Delaisse, L. M. J.
Berkeley and Los Angeles, CA: University of California Press, 1968. 1st Edition
Original Cloth Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. Very Good. No Jacket Book 
Blue buckram, lettered in gold foil. Ex-library copy, typically marked/stamped but did not circulate and thus shows little actual wear. xii,102 pp., 161 illus. at rear including some color plates. Firm binding, clean interior beyond ex-libris marks. 038480 
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2 A Century of Dutch Manuscript Illumination 
Delaisse, L. M. J.
Berkeley and Los Angeles, CA: University of California Press, 1968. 1st Edition
Original Cloth Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. Fine. Near Fine Book 
Blue buckram, lettered in gold foil. As issued. xii,102 pp., 161 illus. at rear including some color plates. Firm binding, clean interior. Light blue illus. dust jacket is somewhat sunned along joints and spine panel, with a few creases at corners, nicely preserved and now in mylar. Collector-grade copy. 038483 
Price: 50.00 USD
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3 A Summary Guide to Western Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts At Princeton University 0878110348 / 9780878110346
Bennett, Adelaide, Jean F. Preston, and William P. Stoneman
Princeton, NJ: Princeton University, 1991. 1st Edition
Soft cover 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Near Fine. Book 
Stiff color pictorial wraps. Slight shelf wear, nearly as issued. [iii],75 pp. 038476 
Price: 20.00 USD
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4 Abendländische Miniaturen bis zum Ausgang der romanischen Zeit [Tabulae in Usum Scholarum 10] 
Boeckler, Albert
Berlin and Leipzig, Germany: Verlag von Watler de Gruyter and Co., 1930. 1st Edition
Original Cloth 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Very Good. Not Issued Book 
Tan cloth, lettered in black. Ex-library copy, typically marked/stamped but did not circulate and thus shows minimal actual wear. ix,106 pp. + 106 b&w plates at rear. Firm binding, clean interior beyond ex-libris stamps and slight foxing to a few of the later plates. Text in German. 038421 
Price: 40.00 USD
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5 Anglo-Saxon Vernacular Manuscripts in America [Pierpont Morgan Library exhibition, 1 April-9 May, 1976] 0875980589 / 9780875980584
Collins, Rowland L.
New York: Pierpont Morgan Library, 1976. 1st Edition
Soft cover 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Near Fine. Book 
Stiff color patterned wraps. Minor binding lean, covers a bit faded along joints and extending approx. 1" from joint on back cover. 86 pp., illus. w/ 12 b&w plates. 038409 
Price: 10.00 USD
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6 Berks County Pennsylvania Fraktur: Gerburts Und Taufscheine -- Artists - Scriveners - Printers 188776206X / 9781887762069
Machmer, Richard S., and Rosemarie B. Machmer
Reading, PA: Historical Society of Berks County, 2001. 1st Edition
Soft cover 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Very Good. Book 
Booklet, pale yellow color pictorial wraps. Mild handling wear, a bit thumbed. Deaccession stamp from HSBC (the publisher) on lower main title. [24] pp., illus. w/ color plates. 040801 
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7 Book of Hours Calendar - 1954 

Berkeley, CA: The Palindrome Press, 1954. 1st Edition
Soft cover 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall. Very Good. Book 
Stiff color pictorial wraps, oblong format. Some creasing to corners and rubbed joints, interior fully intact. One leaf per half-month, thus 24 pp., each with a full color illuminated manuscript illustration. Unusual. 038415 
Price: 10.00 USD
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8 British Museum - Reproductions from Illuminated Manuscripts: Series I, II, III (1907-08) - 150 Plates 

London: Trustees of the British Museum, 1907. 1st Edition
Unbound 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Near Fine. Book 
Three (3) volumes, comprised by Series I, II, III (of 5?), totaling 150 b&w plates, collated and complete. Dark blue 1/4 cloth, blue paper covered board portfolio housing loose (unbound) plates, in original slipcase (coordinating blue paper covered boards), paper title labels mounted both on binding spines and on rear panel of each slipcase. All plates present, intact, and bright. Slipcases and bindings show general aging wear, with chipped/toned labels; booklets show toning to front covers, otherwise Fine. Series I: 50 plates w/ 15-pp. booklet, slipcase lacking top panel. Series II: 50 plates w/ 16-pg. booklet, slipcase lacking top panel and split along one bottom edge. Series III: 50 plates w/ 16-pg. booklet, tape repair to slipcase. Series I and II plates approx. 8 1/4" x 6 1/2"; Series III plates approx. 10 1/8" x 8". Overall, plates Near Fine to Fine, booklets Near Fine, bindings and slipcases VG. Rarely encountered. 038372 
Price: 35.00 USD
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9 Byzantine Painting: Historical and Critical Study [The Great Centuries of Painting] 
Grabar, Andre; Gilbert, Stuart (transl.)
New York: Skira, 1953. 1st Edition
Buckram 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Near Fine. Near Fine Book 
Green cloth, lettered in gold foil. Slightly cocked binding, text block edges a bit toned by age. Color pictorial dust jacket shows light shelf/edge wear, 1" closed tear at base of front joint, now in mylar. 204 pp., illus. w/ 105 color tipped-in plates. 038487 
Price: 25.00 USD
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10 Catalogue of Western Illuminated Manuscripts: The Property of The John Carter Brown Library, Providence, Rhode Island . . . including The Ottobeuren Gradual and Sacramentary, circa 1164 and The so-called Psalter of the Prince d'Anjou, not later than 1537 from the collection of Horace Walpole [Sotheby's auction catalog - 18 May 1981] 

London: Sotheby Parke Bernet and Co., 1981. 1st Edition
Hardcover Near Fine. Not Issued Book 
Green paper covered boards, lettered in black. Light shelf wear. 124 pp., fully illus. w/ color, b&w plates. 19 catalogued lots, each thoroughly described and illustrated. 038382 
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11 Celtic and Anglo-Saxon Painting: Book Illumination in the British Isles 600-800 0807608254 / 9780807608258
Nordenfalk, Carl
New York: George Braziller, 1977. 1st Edition
Hardcover 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Very Good. Book 
Stiff gold color illus. wraps, lettered in black. Modest shelf/handling wear, with a light abrasion along top front edge, slightly thumbed front cover, minor binding lean. Foxed inside covers, otherwise clean. 127 pp., illus. w/ 48 color plates, additional b&w illus. 039941 
Price: 5.00 USD
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12 Choirs of Angels: Painting in Italian Choir Books, 1300-1500 0300141424 / 9780300141429
Boehm, Barbara Drake
New York and New Haven, CT: Metropolitan Museum of Art/Yale University Press, 2009. 1st Edition
Soft cover 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Fine. Book 
Green stiff color pictorial wraps. As issued. 64 pp., 76 color illus. 038478 
Price: 15.00 USD
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13 Crusader Manuscript Illumination at Saint-Jean d'Acre, 1275-1291 
Folda, Jaroslav
Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1976. 1st Edition
Original Cloth 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Near Fine. No Jacket Book 
Red cloth, lettered in gold foil. Minor shelf wear. xxix,231 pp., illus. w/ 299 b&w illus. at rear. 038479 
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14 Early Christian Art 
Volbach, Wolfgang Fritz; Max Hirmer (photographs); Christopher Ligota (transl.)
New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1961. 1st Edition
Original Cloth Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. Very Good. No Jacket Book 
Light blue cloth, lettered in gold foil. Art museum library copy, minimally marked/stamped and did not circulate. Minor soiling to cover cloth, rubbed at base of spine, some toning to text block edges. 364 pp., 258 illus. including color plates. Clipped remnants of dust jacket laid in, otherwise lacking. 038488 
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15 Early Mediaeval [The Herbert History of Art and Architecture] 1871569117 / 9781871569117
Hollander, Hans
London: Herbert Press Ltd., 1990. First Thus
Soft cover 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Fine. Book 
Stiff color pictorial wraps. As issued. 192 pp., illus. mostly in color. 038446 
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16 Early Medieval Illumination 
Swarzenski, Hanns (intro.)
New York and and Toronto: Iris Books-Oxford University Press, 1951. 1st Edition
Hardcover Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. Very Good. Not Issued Book 
Stiff tan cardstock boards, lettered in black with color front cover pastedown illus. Binding has been rebacked with brown cloth tape, most of original spine panel laid over top, and covered with clear binding tape. Some rubbing along edges and modest exposure at corners. 24 pp. + 21 tipped-in color plates, 8 additional b&w illus. in text. 038426 
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17 English Manuscripts of the Fourteenth Century (c. 1250 to 1400) [Treasures of Illumination] 
Harrison, Rev. Canon F., M.A., F.S.A.
London and New York: The Studio Ltd./The Studio Publications Inc., 1937. 1st Edition
Hardcover 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Good. Not Issued Book 
Ivory color illus. vellum paper covered boards. Ex-library copy, typically marked/stamped, moderate wear, with library label mounted on lower front cover, perforation stamps to front flyleaf and next two leaves, area of loss along top edge of front flyleaf. 48 pp. + [24] full-page mounted plates. Several leaves show short closed edge tear along fore-edge, mended on blank versos. Despite condition issues, still an appropriate reference copy. 038378 
Price: 25.00 USD
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18 Faith and Family: Pennsylvania German Heritage in York County Area Fraktur 097181080X / 9780971810808
Lloyd, June Burk
York, PA: York County Heritage Trust, 2001. 1st Edition
Soft cover 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Fine. Book 
Stiff color illus. wraps, perfect-bound. As issued. viii,132 pp., illus. w/ color plates, maps. 038393 
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19 Faith and Family: Pennsylvania German Heritage in York County Area Fraktur [SIGNED] 097181080X / 9780971810808
Lloyd, June Burk
York, PA: York County Heritage Trust, 2001. 1st Edition
Soft cover 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Fine. Book Signed by Author(s)
Stiff color illus. wraps, perfect-bound. As issued. Signed by author on main title, inscribed "Best Wishes" with no personalization, full signature, dated 5 May 2001. viii,132 pp., illus. w/ color plates, maps. Scarce signed copy. 036558 
Price: 30.00 USD
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20 Fifty Mediaeval and Renaissance Manuscripts 

New York: H. P. Kraus, 1958. 
Original Cloth Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. Very Good. No Jacket Book 
Tan natural linen, lettered in gilt. xii,168 pp., 84 color illus. on 32 tipped-in plates, 6 line engravings in text, 109 halftones on 52 plates. Dampstaining evident at heel of spine, wrapping onto bottom binding corners of both covers, visible also on a portion of bottom text block edge and along bottom edges of most supplemental plates (pp. 121-168) at rear of volume, entirely cosmetic. Former owner's signature and date inked on front flyleaf, otherwise unmarked. 038462 
Price: 40.00 USD
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21 Figures of the Bible, in which almost every History of the Holy Scriptures is described - Originally Published in Amsterdam 1682 by Nicolaum Visscher [Alternate Title: Figures of The Bible] 
Visscher, Nicolaum
Jerusalem: Jerusalem Bible Publishing Co. Ltd., 1960. 1st Edition
Cloth Bound 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Fine. Near Fine Book 
Tan cloth, lettered in gold foil. As issued. Color illus. dust jacket shows light shelf wear and a few tiny edge chips, now in mylar. 170 pp., each reproducing an engraving, variously tinted in pale tones of green, orange, red, yellow and blue, accompanied by a Bible verse. Accompanied by two printed panels reproducing the main title page motif, likely the side panels of the original slipcase. Front cover and title page illus. tinted green, indicating the first (1960) printing rather than the 1985 reprint (tinted red). 036062 
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22 Forty Paintings from an Early 14th Century Manuscript of the Apocalypse 
Deuchler, Florens (intro.); Peter Oldenburg (design)
New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art - The Cloisters, 1970. 
Spiral Bound 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Very Good. Book 
Color illus. wraps, spiral-bound, oblong format. Stated engagement calendar for 1970, but there are no calendar pages present, just the 40 color Apocalypse plates., all fully intact. Modest handling wear to covers. Evaluated at VG, with note to incomplete state, though we assume that most collectors will be interested in the color plates present, not the lacking calendar sheets. 036060 
Price: 5.00 USD
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23 Gold in Manuscript Illumination 
Child, Heather
Philadelphia, New York and Chicago: Hastings and Co., 1st Edition
Original Wraps 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Very Good. Book 
Booklet, goldenrod wraps, lettered in black. Mild shelf wear, separated along binding fold from top edge to top staple (approx. 1"). Minor loss to bottom corners, former owner's signature inside front cover. [8] pp. Scarce. 038406 
Price: 25.00 USD
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24 Gothic Art 1360-1440: A Missal for a King [1963 Exhibition Catalogue] 

Cleveland, OH: Cleveland Museum of Art, 1963. 1st Edition
Soft cover 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Very Good. Book 
Booklet, stiff color illus. wraps. Paginated 157-216, continuous, complete as issued, illus. w/ 4 color plates, many additional b&w illus., catalogue of 110 works at rear. Mild soiling to covers. "An introduction to the Gotha Missal and a catalogue to the exhibition" mounted at Cleveland in 1963. Exceptionally scarce. 036061 
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25 Gothic Art [Peebles Art Library] 0856900338 / 9780856900334
Lesberg, Sandy (editor)
New York: Peebles Press International, 1974. 1st Edition
Hardcover 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Very Good. Book 
Laminated color illus. boards. Upper spine panel has been neatly mended with clear tape to repair a closed tear, otherwise only slight shelf wear. [64] pp., illus. w/ approx. 48 color plates, text at rear, intro. essay. 037160 
Price: 7.50 USD
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