The Art of Illuminating. As Practiced in Europe from the Earliest Times. W. R. Tymms.
The Art of Illuminating. As Practiced in Europe from the Earliest Times
The Art of Illuminating. As Practiced in Europe from the Earliest Times
The Art of Illuminating. As Practiced in Europe from the Earliest Times

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The Art of Illuminating. As Practiced in Europe from the Earliest Times

London: Day and Son, 1869.

First edition. Thick quarto. Original lavishly gilt and interwoven brown cloth both covers and spine, bevelled boards. Chromolithographed title and half-title, 100 chromolithographed plates printed on thick card paper each with tissue guard providing a thorough overview of the art of illumination from the 6th-16th Centuries. Hinges reinforced, corners very slightly bumped, else near fine copy of what is certainly the most authoritative treatise on this topic from an artistic point of view.

Price: $650.00   Item #955