A History of Book Illustration : the Illuminated Manuscript and the Printed Book

London: Faber and Faber Limited, 1958. First edition. Hardcover in full cloth. Tall quarto (oversized) in orange cloth and black & gilt spine label. Slight wear to edges and corners of boards. Spine has a worn spot in the cloth midway near front joint. Label has some scuffing and scratching. Textblock lightly soiled. 448 p. w/illustrations, index. A survey of illustration, chronological and regional, from the Medieval west through the Orient , and then on up in Europe til the 20tjh C. A standard, imporatant foundation work in this subject. Very Good without dust jacket. Item #11354

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