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Very gently used. Interior is clean. AS IS. Please see description and photos for more information. More detailed photos are available in the description.


Product Description

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.
  • CR20160405

AS IS! Please see photos. More photos available upon request.

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Binding: Hardcover
Subject: Art & Photography
Topic: Illustration
Year Printed: 18920000
Special Attributes: Numbered
Origin: English
Publisher: The Grolier Club
Original/Reproduction: Original
Country/Region of Manufacture: United Kingdom
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