Vienna: Edition de L'imprimerie de L'etat Autrichien, 1927. Hardcover. Folio. This is volume II only featuring the text. Grey paper covered boards with gilt emblem to front board. Spine panel is no longer present, though pages remain bound. Remnants of tape to front board. Clean, bright interior. A good candidate for rebacking. IN FRENCH. 207 pages plus geneological table. Illuminated Manuscripts. ILL/092607. Good Plus.
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Allen Lane, 2022. Hardcover. First Edition. "This entrancing book describes some of the extraordinary people who have spent their lives among illuminated manuscripts over the last thousand years. A monk in Normandy, a prince of France, a Florentine bookseller, an English antiquary, a rabbi from central Europe a French priest, a Keeper at the British Museum, a Greek forger, a German polymath, a British connoisseur and the woman who created the most spectacular library in America - all of them were participants in what Christopher de Hamel calls the Manuscript Club" (jacket). Fine in cream paper covered boards with gilt title to spine. Color illustrations throughout. Clean and bright. In illustrated off-white jacket with black and red title to spine and front panels. Light wear to edges of jacket, else fine. 616 pages. BOB/101923. Fine / Fine.
Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott & Co., 1884. Paperback. SCARCE. 8vo. Beige paper wrappers with black title to front panel. Wear to wrappers includes one closed tear to top half of front wrapper and one closed tear to bottom half of rear wrapper as well as a few chips to the edges and spine and writing in pencil to top corner of front wrapper. Small chips to corners of text block. Pages are brittle. Pencil marking to footnote on one page. Else is clean and bright. 32 pages. English History. ENGHIS/011818. Very Good.
Paris: Flammarion, 1941. Hardcover. Very good small 4to., cream-colored paper covered boards; 2 blue & gilt floral motif bands across front and rear boards; bright gilt and blue ink title to spine. Light soiling to boards, wear to corners and spine ends. Lacks ribbon ties. Interior is quite clean and bright, though ink inscription to ffep; strong, tight binding. Beautifully illustrated w/25 bright color & gilt plates from various miniature illuminated manuscripts. A lovely title; in French. 87 pp. Illuminated Manuscripts. ILL/12123. Very Good.
Oxford: The Oxford Bibliographic Society, 2016. Hardcover. An extensive and detailed catalog of the manuscript collection at Queen's College in Oxford with many full page illustrations. The introduction gives a brief history of the library and its holdings. Fine in cream cloth with navy blue title to spine. Gentle bumping to corners. Illustrated throughout with color plates to rear. In navy blue dust jacket with white title to spine and front panels. Light wear to edges of jacket. Size: Quarto. 301 pages plus plates. BOB/101923. Fine / Fine.
New York: George Braziller, 1972. Hardcover. Reproductions and descriptions of the exquisite plates of the 15th century Visconti Hours.With glossy black cloth covered boards and gilt title to spine. In very good black paper covered slip case with title to spine panel. Minor wear to edges of case. 166 Color plates. Near fine conditon. 262 pages. ILLUM/010719. Near Fine.
Chartres: Librairie Sourget, 2002. Hardcover. Heavy 4to. Fine light blue cloth covered boards with gilt title to front board and to spine. In near-fine gold colored illustrated dust jacket (light creasing at spine ends) with black title to front and spine panels. Interior is in beautiful condition: crisp, tight and bright. Profusely illustrated with full-color photographic plates of titles from the Librairie Sourget. Price list laid-in. 623 pages. A lovely title. Illuminated Manuscripts. ILL/11243. Fine / Near Fine.
Paris: Bibliothèque des Arts / Foundation Wildenstein, 1987. Hardcover. Folio. with 328 illustrations, 70 in color. Blue cloth boards with gilt title to spine and front board. Dampstaining to front board and spine. Bow to front board. Dampstaining and cockling to pages along the top margins. Foxing to top fore-edge. Clean and bright overall with many illustrations. In beige dust jacket with black title to spine panel and red title to front panel. Dampstaining to dust jacket, discoloration to top front edge, and wear to edges. IN FRENCH. 511 pages. ILL/020623. Very Good / Very Good.