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ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPTS - The JAMES A. DE ROTHSCHILD Collection at WADDESDON MANOR

By: Delaisse, L. M. J. ; J. Marrow & J. De Wit

Price: $99.94

Publisher: Office Du Livre: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 41535


46 colour plates, many b&w illus; 608 pages; This important collection formed at Waddesdon Manor by Baron Ferdinand de Rothschild, houses a selection of some of the best illuminated manuscripts produced at important publishing houses and workshops of the later Middle Ages. This volume includes descriptions, index and useful documentation and reference material. A FINE copy in Very Good Dust jacket in original slipcase. Book is large and heavy and will require extra post... View more info

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ROMANESQUE ART IN EUROPE

By: Kunstler, Gustav

Price: $19.94

Publisher: Greenwich, New York Graphic Society: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 41388


254 plates, 23 maps; 327 pages; Thick oversize art book. A handsome volume, with rich gravure reproductions. Kunstler defines the Romanesque style and places it in its historical and spiritual setting, providing a comprehensive survey of European Romanesque architecture, sculpture and wall paintings. Each region contributed something distinctive to the style, which is here presented in all its majesty and rich variety. Gustav Kunstler (1902 - 1974) was a Viennese art hi... View more info

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ITALIAN DRAWINGS in the Department of Prints and Drawings in the BRITISH MUSEUM - 14th & 15th Centuries Two Volume Set (Catalogue and Plates)

By: Popham, A. E. ; & Philip Pouncey

Price: $84.94

Publisher: London, Trustees of the British Museum: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 39031


516 pages; Clean and tight in original blue cloth bindings, gilt lettering at spines. Text volume of 230 pp; plate volume of 286 b&w plates illustrating 333 drawings. Arntzen L43. An important standard reference. Illustrated by b/w halftone plates.; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. View more info