Phaidon Press, 1979, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Good, First, Illustrated By: Illustrated
list of plates, select bibliography. The text is illustrated with numerous colour and black-and-white photographic reproductions of illuminated manuscripts illustrations. Black coloured boards with gilt titles to the backstrip. Colour photographic dustwrapper with white coloured titles to the front panel and backstrip. A look at the art of illuminated manuscripts from the seventh century to just on the cusp of the Renaissance. "They are vital witnesses to the development of European art, but they were always conceived as book illustrations and always intimately connected with a text." From the front fold over panel blurb. Softening of the backstrip and bumping of the book corners. Previous owners details to the lower right-hand corner of the free front endpaper. Minor rubbing to the dustwrapper edges and dustwrapper panels. Size: 4to 9¾" - 12" tall. (3), 4-80 pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Illustrated. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Books on Books; illuminated manuscripts; Art & Design. ISBN: 0714819697. ISBN/EAN: 9780714819693. Inventory No: 0113093.