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The Belles Heures of Jean, Duke of Berry.

By: Meiss, Millard and Beatson, Elizabeth H.

Price: £30.00

Publisher: New York:, George Braziller,: 1974.

Edition: Edition not stated

Seller ID: 16694

Condition: Fine

Facsimile reproduction of the illuminated manuscript, with extensive facing page notes, introduction and separate commentaries. Full-page, full-colour plates, as well as some bw. Gilt lettering to spine and gilt insignia to upper cover. Spine slightly sunned. In gilt lettered, dust damaged and marked slip case. View more info

Book Row An Anecdotal and Pictorial History of the Antiquarian Book Trade

By: Mondlin, Marvin and Meador, Roy.

Price: £6.00

Publisher: New York:, Carroll & Graf,: 2005.

Edition: First edition thus

Seller ID: 20975

ISBN: 0786716525

Condition: Near fine

Slight crease to back cover. View more info

Hebrew Illuminated Manuscripts.

By: Narkiss, Bezalel.

Price: £24.00

Publisher: Jerusalem:, Keter Publishing House,: 1978.

Edition: Third printing

Seller ID: 17249

ISBN: 0814805930

Condition: Near Fine in Good DJ

Covering hebrew texts from many different countries. Foreword by Cecil Roth. With 120 pages of full colour plates faced by informative text. Eps very lightly foxed. Dj creased along top edge, with scratch to lower side. View more info

Obelisk A History of Jack Kahane and the Obelisk Press

By: Pearson, Neil.

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Liverpool:, Liverpool University Press ,: 2007.

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 19880

ISBN: 1846311012

Condition: Near Fine in Fine DJ

Presentation copy; author's signed inscription on title page. Cover slightly bowed. View more info

Russian Illuminated Manuscripts.

By: Popova, Olga.

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London:, Thames and Hudson,: 1984.

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 15706

ISBN: 0500273103

Condition: Very good+

With 69 illustrations, 48 in colour. Covers illustrated. Slight wear to cover. View more info

The Love of Books The Philobiblon of Richard De Bury

By: Richard De Bury; trans. E.C. Thomas.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London:, De La More Press,: 1902.

Seller ID: 22835

Condition: Fine

From the King's Classics Series (ed. Israel Gollancz). No DJ. Foxing on front end-paper. View more info

Achille Bocchi, and the Emblem Book as Symbolic Form.

By: See Watson, Elizabeth.

Price: £110.00

Publisher: Cambridge:, Cambridge University Press,: 1993.

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 17119

ISBN: 0521400570

Condition: Fine in Fine DJ

Examination of the life and work of the great sixteenth century intellectual. With 48 illustrations. Gilt lettering to spine. Two tiny tears in dj at top of spine, otherwise excellent. View more info

Hamlet With sixteen lithographs by Eugène Delacroix

By: Shakespeare, William.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London:, Paddington Press,: 1976.

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 16319

ISBN: 0846701111

Condition: Very good+

'Masterpieces of the Illustrated Book' series. Introduction by Michael Marqusee. Reprint Shakespeare's masterpiece accompanied by Delacroix's beautiful bw prints. Some dust-damage to covers. View more info

Index of English Literary Manuscripts Vol III 1700-1800 Part I Addison-Fielding.

By: Smith, Magaret M and Boumelha, Penny.

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London and New York:, Mansell,: 1986.

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 22416

ISBN: 0720117798

Condition: Fine

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WILLIAM HEINEMANN A Century of Publishing 1890 - 1990


Price: £8.50

Publisher: London:, Heinemann,: 1990.

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 19831

ISBN: 0434666548

Condition: Good in Good DJ

Some water staining to front cover and dj. Bottom corners bent. View more info



Price: £6.00

Publisher: Oxford:, Oxford University Press,: 1978.

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 19992

ISBN: 0199510849

Condition: Fine in Near Fine DJ

Price clipped. Slight wear and sunning to dj. View more info

Printing To-Day.

By: Tarr, John C.

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Oxford:, Geoffrey Cumberlege,: 1949.

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 5944

Condition: Very Good/no DJ

With an introduction by Francis Meynell. 14 b&w plates. Scuffing to cloth. View more info

Romanesque Illuminated Manuscripts in the British Museum.

By: Turner, D. H.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London:, Trustees of the British Museum,: 1971.

Edition: First edition, reprint

Seller ID: 18173

ISBN: 714104493

Condition: Near fine

Some faint markings to cover. View more info

The Arte of Limming A reproduction of the 1573 edition, newly imprinted

By: Unknown.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: NP:, The Society of Scribes and Illuminators ,: ND.

Edition: First edition thus

Seller ID: 18136

Condition: Near fine

A same-size facsimile reproduction of the earliest printed English book on painting, instructing on the methods of the illuminator. With an informative introduction. Some slight creasing around spine and one faint mark to upper cover. Covers and pages slightly bent upward at lower right hand corner. View more info

The Author and His Publisher Lectures Delivered in Mainz and Austin

By: Unseld, Siegfried .

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Chicago:, The University of Chicago Press ,: 1980.

Edition: First English language edition

Seller ID: 19945

ISBN: 0226841898

Condition: Near Fine in VG DJ

Translated by Hunter Hannum and Hildegarde Hannum. Presentation copy; author's signed inscription on fly title. Corners bumped. Dj is a little worn and chipped. View more info

The Best Contemporary Czechoslovakian Design Bookbinders 1987.

By: Various.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Ohio:, Western Reserve Bookbinders Association,: 1987.

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 16451

Condition: Near fine

Many bw plates of (then) Czechoslovakian bookbinders' work. Pristine condition. View more info

An Occupation for Gentlemen.


Price: £5.00

Publisher: London:, Hutchinson,: 1959.

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 19934

Condition: Very Good in Fair DJ

Previous owner's delails on ffep. Spine slightly cocked. Cloth is a little worn. Dj worn and tattered, with several large tears. View more info



Price: £5.00

Publisher: London:, Andre Deutsch,: 1980.

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 20135

ISBN: 0233971602

Condition: Near Fine in Fine DJ

Top page edges and dj slightly soiled. View more info

Late Antique and Early Christian Book Illumination.

By: Weitzmann, Kurt.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London:, Chatto & Windus,: 1977.

Edition: First UK edition

Seller ID: 17242

ISBN: 0701122439

Condition: Very good+

With 48 colour plates and extensive written historical analysis of the period in the medium's progress. Covers slightly shelf worn and dust damaged on lower side. View more info

Books of Hours Fifteenth Century French Illuminated Manuscripts in Moscow Collections

By: Zolotova, Yekaterina.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Leningrad :, Aurora Art Publishers,: 1991.

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 16613

ISBN: 5730002270

Condition: Near Fine/no DJ

A collection of twenty texts of their type, from the Lenin LIbrary, the Historical Museum, the Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts, the Gorky Library of Moscow University and the Arkhangelskoye Estate-Museum.Translated by Michael Molnar, designed by Ildus Farrakhov and edited by Liudmila Brylenko. With many full-page, full-colour plates, well described. Slight dust damage to covers. View more info