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Ornamentation Des Manuscripts... Elements d'Ornamentation by  Ernest GUIllot - Hardcover - 1880 - from marilyn braiterman rare books (SKU: 4404)

Ornamentation Des Manuscripts... Elements d'Ornamentation

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Ornamentation Des Manuscripts... Elements d'Ornamentation

by GUIllot, Ernest

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Paris: Libriarie Renouard, 1880. Four volumes (in a series of six) of chromolithograph ornaments. Circa 1880. Oblong 12mo, later half red morocco and cloth boards, spines gilt-lettered, marbled endpapers. One volume with spots on cloth of front board but an attractive group. Irish bookplates in each volume, "Malo Mori Quam Foedari". Title page to each volume followed by sixteen pages for a total of 64 showing many examples per page, entirely in chromolithography with captions referencing the origina of each ornament. Ornamental letters, borders and miniatures from the Bibliotheque Nationale and historic monuments of each era. Titles are: "Ornamentation des manuscripts au Moyen Age XIIIme Siecle"."Ornamentation des Manuscripts au Moyen Age XIVme Siecle." "Elements d'Ornementation du XVIe au XVIIIe Siecle". Elements d'Ornamentation pour l'Enluminaire". . Morocco and Boards. About Fine. Oblong 12mo.


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Ornamentation Des Manuscripts... Elements d'Ornamentation
GUIllot, Ernest
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Libriarie Renouard
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Ornament, Chromolithography, Chromolithogrqph Ornament, Medieval Manuscripts, Illuminated Manuscripts
Oblong 12mo

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