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Inventario Artistico de Portugal. III. Distrito de Santarem

by Lisbon. Academia Nacional de Belas Artes

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184 pp. inventory, edited by Gustavo de Matos Sequeira, of art and architectural treasures in this central Portuguese district, indices, list, some inscriptions reproduced in the text, numerous text illus. after mss. illumination, architectural renderings, ground plans, etc., 175 plates showing photographs of interior and exterior architectural views, artworks, textiles, vestaments, etc. Lower corner of first 50 pp.… Read more
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Beschreibendes Verzeichnis der Illuminierten Handschriften in Österreich. Neue Folge: Die Handschriften und Inkunabeln der Nationalbibliothek in Wien. Vols. I through VII. (Complete second series). (Also numbered continuously with the first series as Vol. VIII, parts 1-7)

by Vienna. Zweiten Kunsthistorisches Instituts der Universität Wien & Osterreichisches Institut fur Geschichtsforschung. Schlosser, Julius & Hermann Julius Hermann, eds

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7 vols. bound in 15 parts, comprising a complete set of the monumental catalogue of manuscripts in the Austrian National Library, copiously annotated, with bibliographic references throughout, each volume containing its own registers and indexes, profusely illustrated with collotype reproductions of manuscript texts and illuminations, some in color. Large 4to. Near uniform binding in brown cloth, save… Read more
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5 vols.: One vol. text (207 pp.), including detailed analytical essay, ext. notes with bibliographic material, indices, and 4 vols. containing 810 excellent plates (3 in colors and gold) reproducing all the illuminations. Large 4to and folio. Uniform boards portfolios. Paris 1911-1927. Privately printed for Société Française de Reproductions de Manuscrits à Peintures. The first… Read more
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Codex Purpureus Rossanensis: Museo dell'Arcivescovado, Rossano Calabro. I. Commentarium. II. Facsimile

by Cavallo, Guglielmo; Jean Gribomont; & William C. Loerke

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1987
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1987. 2 vols. I.: 213 pp. critical and descriptive text (in Italian and English) on the Byzantine codex considered to be the oldest surviving copy of the New Testament, notes, lists, bibl., index, 43 plates showing leaves; II.: 376 pp. excellent facsimile reproduction of the mss. with metallic accents highlighting the chrysography and various illuminations. 4to. Text… Read more
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image of Miniaturen aus Handschriften der Kgl. Hof- und Staatsbibliothek in Munchen.  II. Flamischer Kalender (Cod. Lat. 23638)

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20 pp. text and documentation, 26 plates showing the calendar and its illuminations. Large 4to. Cloth-backed boards. Munich (Riehn & Tietze) n.d.
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image of Sancti Beati a Liebana in Apocalypsin Codex Gerundensis.  On half title: El Apocalipsis de Gerona; Die Apokalpyse von Gerona; The Apocalypse of Gerona; L'Apocalypse de Gérone

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1962. 2 vols., 88 pp. critical text in Spanish, French, German, and English on the 10th-century commentary to the Apocalypse and on the Mozarabic illuminations, notes, num. text illustrations from drawings and photographs, complete reproduction of the voluminous codex, text and illuminated pages, with 37 of the plates in color. Folio. Text vol. 1/2 leather, plate vol. in… Read more
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image of Biblia Pauperum; Faksimileausgabe des Vierzigblattrigen Armenbibel-Blockbuches in der Bibliothek der Erzdiozese Esztergom

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XXXI pp. description and critical text on the 15th-century blockbook, notes, iconographical list of the woodcuts, 10 text illus., 40 excellent facsimile plates showing the hand-colored woodcuts. Large 4to. Cloth, illus. d.j. Berlin (Union) 1967.
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image of Beschreibendes Verzeichnis der Illuminierten Handschriften in Österreich. Vol. I. Die Illuminierten Handschriften in Tirol

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306 pp. scholarly critical and descriptive catalogue by H.J. Hermann of illuminated manuscripts housed in collections from the Tyrolian region of Austria, with notes, chronological and subject indices, 123 text illustrations and 23 photoengraved plates showing leaves and details. Sm. folio. Cloth along spine detached and reglued. Leipzig (Karl W. Hiersemann) 1905. The present copy is one of seven… Read more
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image of Early Gothic Manuscripts:  I. 1190-1250.  II. 1250-1285

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2 vols., 276, 373 pp. scholarly survey of 188 early Gothic manuscripts illuminated in the British Isles during the 12th and 13th centuries, including a general introduction characterizing the early Gothic style, glossary of terms, bibliography, plate-by-plate catalog with commentary, various indices, and 732 illustrations on ca. 225 plates, many in color, text figures, and two frontispieces. 4to.… Read more
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The Psalter of Robert de Lisle in the British Library

by Sandler, Lucy Freeman

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142 pp. study of one of the finest examples of 14th-century English illumination, ext. notes, appendices incl. transcriptions and iconographical lists, bibliography, detailed critical commentary on the illuminations, 57 text illus., 25 superb tipped-in color plates. Large 4to. Cloth. New York (Oxford Univ. Press) 1983.
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The Cotton Genesis: British Library Codex Cotton Otho B. VI

by Weitzmann, Kurt & Herbert L. Kessler

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XIII, 250 pp. scholarly analysis of the late fifth century Christian manuscript and its miniature cycles, including detailed descriptions, drawings, and transcriptions of the surviving fragments, bibliography, 16 text illustrations, and 120 plates, 8 in color. 4to. Black linen stamped in gold. Princeton (Princeton University Press) 1986. (The Illustrations in the Manuscripts of the Septuagint,… Read more
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The Illustrated Bibles from Tours

by Kessler, Herbert L.

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XVII, 157 pp. study of the Carolingian Bibles produced in Tours around the middle of the 9th century, with discussion of each iconographic theme, formal sources, and the construction of the Bibles, notes, index, 213 illus. 4to. Cloth. Princeton (Princeton Univ. Press) 1977. (Studies in Manuscript Illumination, 7). Arntzen R 70.
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The Lorsch Gospels

by Braunfels, Wolfgang

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2 vols., 23 pp. introd., notes, bibliography, 2 color plates of the ivory binding, 19 text illus., facsimile of the 235 vellum leaves (34 pp. in color incl. all those with figurative illuminations). Sm. folio. Text in wrpps., facsimile in 1/2 vellum, housed together in slipcase. New York (Braziller) 1967. The Carolingian gospels, kept in Bucharest… Read more
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image of Dis ist das Buch der Cirurgia; Hantwirckung der Wund Artzny

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Unpaginated (circa 250 pp.) facsimile reproduction of the famous work discussing surgical methods that was printed in 1497, illustrated throughout with color wood prints. Tall small 4to. 1/2 parchment and boards. Weiler im Allgäu (Druckerei Holzer) n.d. (circa 1968).
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image of Das Evangelistar aus St. Peter.  Eine Spatromanische Bilderhandschrift der Badischen Landesbibliothek Karlsruhe.  Vollfaksimile-Ausgabe

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85 pp. critical analysis, discussion of the historical context, and description of the liturgical codex housed in the Karlsruhe library, extensive notes, bibliography, 11 text illustrations, and unpaginated (26 pp.) facsimile, in excellent colors, of the manuscript and its miniatures. Large 4to. Orig. dec. cloth. Basel (Feuermann) 1971.
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image of The Illustrations of the Liturgical Homilies of Gregory Nazianzenus

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XIII, 269 pp. scholarly study of illuminated manuscripts of the 4th-century Byzantine sermons, crit. catalogue of extant illustrated manuscripts of the liturgical edition, comparative chart, ext. notes, bibliography, index, 475 illus. on 113 plates (1 plate in color). 4to. Cloth, d.j. Princeton (Princeton Univ. Press) 1969. (Studies in Manuscript Illumination, 6). Arntzen R 70.
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image of Souvenir de l'Exposition de Manuscrits Français a Peintures Organisée a la Grenville Library (British Museum) en Janvier-Mars 1932; Étude Concernant les 65 Manuscrits Exposés

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42 pp. catalogue discussing sixty-five French illuminated manuscripts dating between the 9th through 16th centuries, including an introductory essay by Eric G. Millar and full descriptions of each manuscript, bibliographical notes, 65 plates. 4to. Text and plates loose as issued and housed in boards portfolio, covers slightly stained, edges rubbed. Paris (Publications de la Société Française… Read more
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image of Les Joyaux de l'Enluminure à la Bibliothèque Nationale

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XII, 135 pp. text including a survey of the history of illumination, crit. descriptions, notes, bibliography of Martin's writings, 127 illus. on 102 fine plates (2 plates in beautiful color) showing illuminations from 71 outstanding codices in the collection. Sm. folio. Orig. printed wrpps. Paris (Van Oest) 1928. Chamberlin 1225.
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Vergilausgaben, Grosser Drucker

by Crous, Ernst

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Unpaginated (circa 9 pp.) introduction to a presentation of 15 title pages and opening pages of Virgil's works published between 1469 and 1789 (some plates in color). Folio. Plates loose as issued in cloth portfolio, cover rubbed, small note in pencil and stamp inside front cover. Berlin (Reichsdruckerei) 1930.
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Bibliotheque de Mme. Th. Belin

by Paris. Librairie Giraud-Badin

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3 vols: I. Precieux Manuscrits a Miniatures, Livres à figures des XVIe, XVIIe et XVIIIe Siècles, Riches Reliures Anciennes Armoriées. II-III. Livres des XVe, XVIe, XVIIe, et XVIII Siècles, Riches Reliures Anciennes Armoriées. 120, 136, 166 pp. critical and descriptive auction catalogue of nearly 1,000 items, 124 nice plates showing single volumes or small groups of exquisitely bound books,… Read more
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