1969 The Art of Illumination: An Anthology of Manuscripts from the Sixth to the Sixteenth Century
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Colour Plates, First Edition, Illustrated, Original Binding, Publishers' Original Binding, With Dustwrapper
First edition. Illustrated with twenty-four tipped in colour plates, and one hundred and forty-five full-page and in-text illustrations. Collated complete. A detailed study into the development of European miniature paintings, with reference to the illumination of manuscripts. Includes pages from gospel books, books of hours, early Byzantine illustrations and Carolingian folios. Written by Piero D'Ancona and Carlos E. Aeschlimann.
In the original blue cloth binding. Externally, very smart with light shelf wear only. Original price-clipped dust wrapper is also smart with light shelf wear and the odd mark to the board. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are very bright and clean throughout.
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