VICTORIAN SPOT ILLUSTRATIONS, ALPHABETS AND ORNAMENTS FROM PORRET'S TYPE CATALOG.
Grafton, Carol Belanger (editor)
Taken from Porret's Illustrations Typographiques published in Paris between 1838 and 1842.
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Text in German. Reprint of 1930 edition. A thorough and exhaustive study of miniatures produced during the Carolingian era of medieval European history. Volume 1 (in 2) covers the School of Tours. Volume 2 the Court School of Karls des Grossen (Charlemagne). Volume 3 the Vienna Coronation Gospels and the Metz manuscripts. Volume 4 the Court School of Lothar (795-855) and individual manuscripts from Lotharingia. Volume 5 the Court School of Karl des Kahlen (Charles the Bald) (823-877). Each volume includes a foreword, bibliography, a directory of manuscripts, index of names and places and a directory of "figurative representations in the manuscripts." Each text volume accompanied by a volume of black and white plates. Bookplate on front pastedown of each volume. Some of the plate volumes are damaged at bottom of spine.