CATALOGUE OF ILLUMINATED AND PAINTED MANUSCRIPTS - 1892 [1st Ed]
CATALOGUE OF ILLUMINATED AND PAINTED MANUSCRIPTS - 1892 [1st Ed] Grolier
Catalogue of an Exhibition of Illuminated and Painted Manuscripts Together With a Few Early Printed Books With Illuminations
near fine, limited printing of 350 copies which is noted on front pastedown, 137 listings along with some b/w illustrations, .
Front pastedown has the 1898 custom bookplate of George Allison Armour, a member of the Grolier Club--a New York City bibliophile society--whose former home (now the Lowrie House) was donated by his daughter to Princeton University. 64 pages, 7 X 9.5 inches
Published by: The Grolier Club, London. 1892.
Hardback is overall in VERY GOOD condition.
- Green cloth boards feature gilt emblem and lettering on front.
- Binding is secure and strong.
- Spine ends are softened.
- Spine has some white spots, and a couple carry over to back.
- Boards exhibit light soiling.
- Perimeters including shoulders have some rubbing.
- Front pastedown has ex libris book plate and a little pencil.
- Inside pages are free of marginalia and underlining.
- Interior is gently age toned with some darkened fore-edges.
- Some pages still uncut.
- Text block edges are deckled fore and foot.
- Book may exhibit additional minor signs of age or wear.
AS IS! Please see photos. More photos available upon request.
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