CATALOGUE OF ILLUMINATED AND PAINTED MANUSCRIPTS - 1892 [1st Ed]

$90.00
Very gently used. Interior is clean. AS IS. Please see description and photos for more information. More detailed photos are available in the description.

CATALOGUE OF ILLUMINATED AND PAINTED MANUSCRIPTS - 1892 [1st Ed] Grolier

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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