New York: Sotheby's, 11.9-10.89, large quarto, cloth. (444)pp, 308 items listed. Sotheby's, This magnificent sale has a 4pp. Foreword by Nicolas Barker followed by a 10pp. Preface by the book collector (as he liked to be addressed), Haven O' More. A fantastic [auto]biographical statement, written in the third person, ends... Item #7412
London: Christie, Manson & Woods, Dec 2, 1987, large quarto, cloth. (126)pp. Christie, Manson & Woods, 46 items listed. From the Foreword to the catalogue: "Although her main interest was book collecting, she nevertheless managed to assemble a small, but select collection containing some quite remarkable manuscripts... Every aspect of... Item #50
The First Christmas. Sixteen Reproductions from Illuminated Manuscripts in an Exhibition Held at the Pierpont Morgan Library November 1946 to February 1947.
(New York: Pierpont Morgan Library, 1946), First Edition Limited to 1000 copies. quarto, pictorial heavy paper wrappers. (36)pp. Pierpont Morgan Library, Each full page illumination is accompanied by a catalogue description. Several tiny spots to wrappers, otherwise fine. Item #26616
Paris: pour la Société des Bibliophiles, 1867, octavo, printed wrappers. (ii), xliv, 318 pp. pour la Société des Bibliophiles, Preface by L. Douët-d’Arcq contains a description of the library by subject and cites many of the important manuscripts present. 832 manuscripts described. With appendices and a useful index. Includes a.... Item #26318
Los Angeles: J. Paul Getty Museum, (1997), First Edition. quarto, boards in dust jacket. 128pp. J. Paul Getty Museum, The Getty Museum's collection of illuminated manuscripts, featured in this book, comprises masterpieces of medieval and Renaissance art. Dating from the tenth to the sixteenth century, they were produced in France... Item #10452
(London): The British Library, (1977), First Edition. tall octavo, black and white and color wrappers inserted in plastic pocket folder. (24)pp., unpaginated. The British Library, A picture pack on Medieval crafts designed by the British Library Education Service to provide original material for teachers and pupils studying 'Medieval Realms.' The... Item #16175
London: Sotheby's, June 19, 1990, quarto, wrappers. (92)pp, 40 items listed. Sotheby's, Illustrated with color plates. The great illuminators from the 12th to the 15th century are represented in this collection with most coming from Italy, France, Austria, Switzerland and the Low Countries. Included are pieces by Nicolo di Giacomo... Item #3723
Medieval Manuscripts, Their Makers and Users. A Special Issue of Viator in Honor of Richard and Mary Rouse.
Brepols, 2011, First Edition. large octavo, pictorial boards. vi, 321 pp. Brepols, The essays in this collection pertain to art history, medieval Latin culture both ecclesiastic and legal, the history of vernacular literatures, and the devotional practices of the laity. They reflect the patronage of authors and manuscript painters, from... Item #22853
Source Material. Manuscripts from the IXth to the XVth Century, Original Documents of the XVIth to the XIXth Century, Some Early Monuments of Printing, Cartography and the Grahic Arts.
Leipzig: Karl W. Hiersemann, 1926, large quarto, printed wrappers. 94 pp. Karl W. Hiersemann, Hiersemann rare book catalogue New Series No. 1. 91 items offered, 22 are illustrated. With an alphabetic index and a systematic index. Wrappers dust soiled, two corners with small chips. Solid. Item #26530
London: July 11, 2002, quarto, pictorial wrappers. 279 pp. Christie's rare book auction #6605 offering 185 lots. Extensively illustrated, mostly in color. Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts; Early Printing, Science and Fine Bindings; Modern Fine Printing; Travel and Topography; Natural History. Seven lines of pencil notations and few notes at different... Item #26018
AGATI, Maria Luisa.
L'Erma di Bretschneider, 2017, First Edition. octavo, printed wrappers. 536 pp. L'Erma di Bretschneider, This work has been conceived by the author as an enlarged version of the original volume Il libro manoscritto: Introduzione alla codicologia, already published in this series (n 124). At a time when the breaking down... Item #26733
ALEXANDER, J. J. G.
London: Trustees of the Wallace Collection, 1980, First Edition. small octavo, pictorial wrappers. 58 pp. Trustees of the Wallace Collection, 32 examples, each illustrated in black and white and two color plates: French, Netherlandish, German and Italian. Very fine. Item #21774
ANDRIOLO, A. E. and S. Reynolds.
A Catalogue of Western Book Illumination in the Fitzwilliam Museum and the Cambridge Colleges. Part Five. Volume One: Books Printed in Italy before 1501.
Harvey Miller, 2017, First Edition. large quarto, cloth in dust jacket. 288 pp; 330 color illustrations. Harvey Miller, Incunabula research is flourishing in the twenty-first century. Since the turn of the millennium, printed catalogues of globally important collections have been published and online cataloguing projects have transformed knowledge and access... Item #26534
AS-VIJVERS, Anne Margreet .
Brepols Publishers, 2013, First Edition. quarto, cloth in dust jacket. 786 pp. Brepols Publishers, The subject of the present publication is the working practices of the Ghent-Bruges illuminators, active in Flanders in the decades around 1500. Its focus is on manuscripts featuring freestanding, isolated motifs painted in the margins of... Item #22988
BOEHM, Barbara Drake.
New York/New Haven: Metropolitan Museum of Art/Yale University press, (2008), First Edition. quarto, pictorial wrappers. 64 pp. Metropolitan Museum of Art/Yale University press, A description of the Metropolitan Museum’s collection of nearly 40 illuminations from Italian choral manuscripts. Representing the work of Gothic and Renaissance masters both celebrated and anonymous... Item #19847
BROEKHUIJSEN, Klara H.
Brepols, 2009, First Edition. large quarto, cloth in dust jacket. 472 pp. Brepols, This study deals with the work of the most prolific Dutch book illuminators, the so-called Masters of the Dark Eyes, named after the most conspicuous aspect of their style: the dark, heavily accentuated shadows round the eyes... Item #23045
(London): Harvey Miller Publishers, (1996), First Edition. folio, boards in dust jacket. Harvey Miller Publishers, Two volumes. Volume One: Text & Illustrations, 48, (194)pp. of illustrations in black and white and in color; Volume Two: Catalogue, (220) pp. This is the first publication to appear in the "Survey of Manuscripts... Item #11884
CALKINS, Robert G.
Univ of Kansas. (1984), First Edition. quarto, cloth. 157pp. Univ of Kansas., The two lectures printed in this volume deal with widely separated periods of medieval manuscript illumination. Both essays examine two highpoints of medieval ilumination: the first concerning developments in the early Middle Ages, and the second at the... Item #11987
New Haven: Yale University Press, 1996, First Edition. large octavo, cloth in dust jacket. 296pp. Yale University Press, Imaginative, innovative, and illustrated with some of the most striking images of the Middle Ages, this book is a "history of death in miniature" as told in hundreds of tiny pictures produced... Item #11015
London: Reaktion Books, 1998, First Edition. octavo, tan boards in dust jacket. (411) pp. Reaktion Books , In Mirror in Parchment, Michael Camille presents a far-reaching analysis and critique of the use of the Luttrell Psalter illuminations as records of historical experience, examining the Psalter as part of a particular... Item #13496
Brepols Publishers, 2013, First Edition. large quarto, cloth in dust jacket. 542 pp. Brepols Publishers, This is the first comprehensive and in-depth study of the earliest figural painting ever to have been produced in Flanders on a continual basis. Most of the manuscripts are Psalters, but Bibles, a Breviary, a.... Item #23044
DE WALD, Ernest T.
Princeton: The Department of Art and Archaeology of Princeton University, 1930, quarto, text in French-fold wrappers with printed paper label on front cover, the text and the facsimile are laid into the original clamshell case with fold-down flap. 135 pp.; facsimile. The Department of Art and Archaeology of Princeton University... Item #26671
DEUCHLER, Florens, Jeffrey M. Hoffeld and Helmut Nickel.
New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, (1971), First Edition. quarto, grey cloth in slipcase. unpaginated facsiile; 104 pp. Metropolitan Museum of Art, Volume I contains the facsimile; Volume II contains commentary. Bump to top of spine of slipcase which does not affect the books. Fine and clean. Item #25450
DEUCHLER, Florens, Jeffrey M. Hoffeld and Helmut Nickel.
New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, (1971), First Edition. quarto, grey cloth in slipcase. unpaginated facsimile; 104 pp. Metropolitan Museum of Art, Volume I contains the facsimile; Volume II contains commentary. Bump to top of spine of slipcase which does not affect the books. Slipcase scuffed, spines slightly darkened. Item #25452
(London): The British Library, (1994), First Edition. octavo, pictorial wrappers. 64pp. The British Library, The Gospels is the outstanding treasure of a cultural and spiritual Renaissance in 14th century Bulgaria and a masterpiece of Byzantine manuscript art. The supreme achievement of Bulgarian medieval culture, it also marked its final flourishing... Item #14995