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
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
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
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
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
BROWN, Michelle P.
Toronto: University of Toronto Press, (2002), Reprint. quarto, wrappers. 138pp. University of Toronto Press, For readers who wish to trace the evolution of scripts in the West from antiquity to the early modern period, and who want to read the work of their scribes, this volume provides a wide-ranging collection... Item #9962
(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
Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1992, First Edition. small octavo, printed black heavy paper wrappers. 176pp. Harvard University Press, A gargoyle at the corner of a Gothic cathedral. A monstrous face in the margin of a medieval text. The author presents an exhilarating account of the medieval imagination testing, and... Item #14267
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 HAMEL, Christopher.
New York: The Grolier Club, 2001, First Edition. octavo, blue decorated wrappers. (24) pp. The Grolier Club, "I am not an expert on the Kelmscott Press. My interest in Sydney Cockerell lies in his work on illuminated manuscripts, both as scholar and as collector, and on his self-appointed role in... Item #17261
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
DRISCOLL, M. J.
Copenhagen: Museum Tusculanum Press, 2012, First Edition. octavo, printed wrappers. 581 pp. Museum Tusculanum Press, Care and Conservation of Manuscripts collects the best contemporary scholarship on the conservation, preservation, and use of historic manuscripts, often engaging issues surrounding the history of books and manuscripts as well. Volume 13 contains over... Item #25503
DRISCOLL, M. J.
Copenhagen: Museum Tusculanum Press, 2014, First Edition. octavo, printed wrappers. 370 pp. Museum Tusculanum Press, Care and Conservation of Manuscripts collects the best contemporary scholarship on the conservation, preservation, and use of historic manuscripts, often engaging issues surrounding the history of books and manuscripts as well. Volume 14 contains over... Item #25497
DUCKERS, Rob and Pieter Roelofs.
(Ghent): Ludion, (2005), First Edition. large quarto, black cloth in pictorial dust jacket. 447pp. Ludion, The catalogue for the major exhibition at the Museum of Nijmegen in the Netherlands August-November, 2005. Text in English. The exhibit presented for the first time the miniatures of the Limbourg brothers, 15th century French... Item #14748