By John Plummer
New York   George Braziller
8" by 5.5" 1-24, 1-160, 347-359pp.
A charming first edition, facsimile copy of this stunningly illustrated illuminated manuscript.
By John Plummer

1966 The Hours of Catherine of Cleves

New York   George Braziller
8" by 5.5" 1-24, 1-160, 347-359pp.
A charming first edition, facsimile copy of this stunningly illustrated illuminated manuscript.
Special Price £76.00 Regular Price £95.00
: 1kgs / : 761A17

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Description

Colour Plates, First Edition, Illustrated, Pleasing Copy, Publishers' Original Binding, With Slipcase

Undated. Dated from copies on Library Hub. A facsimile edition of the Hours of Catherine of Cleves, with introduction and commentary by John Plummer. The original copy of the manuscript belonging to the Guennol Collection and the Pierpont Morgan Library. An illuminated manuscript, described as one of the masterpieces of European illumination. A book of hours with prayers, offices, and litanies.

Collating complete with one hundred and sixty coloured plates accompanied by commentaries.

Condition

In the original publisher's paper vellum boards binding, with titles stamped in gilt to spine. Externally, lovely with minor shelfwear only. Small sticker to tail of spine. Slipcase is excellent with only minor shelfwear and small sticker to rear board. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are bright and clean. Collating complete with one hundred and sixty plates.

Near Fine

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