Order Nr. 136841 UNIVERSAL PALAEOGRAPHY: OR, FAC-SIMILES OF WRITINGS OF ALL NATIONS AND PERIODS, COPIED FROM THE MOST CELEBRATED AND AUTHENTIC MANUSCRIPTS IN THE LIBRARIES AND ARCHIVES OF FRANCE, ITALY, GERMANY, AND ENGLAND. M. Joseph Balthazar Silvestre, b. 1791.
UNIVERSAL PALAEOGRAPHY: OR, FAC-SIMILES OF WRITINGS OF ALL NATIONS AND PERIODS, COPIED FROM THE MOST CELEBRATED AND AUTHENTIC MANUSCRIPTS IN THE LIBRARIES AND ARCHIVES OF FRANCE, ITALY, GERMANY, AND ENGLAND.
UNIVERSAL PALAEOGRAPHY: OR, FAC-SIMILES OF WRITINGS OF ALL NATIONS AND PERIODS, COPIED FROM THE MOST CELEBRATED AND AUTHENTIC MANUSCRIPTS IN THE LIBRARIES AND ARCHIVES OF FRANCE, ITALY, GERMANY, AND ENGLAND.
UNIVERSAL PALAEOGRAPHY: OR, FAC-SIMILES OF WRITINGS OF ALL NATIONS AND PERIODS, COPIED FROM THE MOST CELEBRATED AND AUTHENTIC MANUSCRIPTS IN THE LIBRARIES AND ARCHIVES OF FRANCE, ITALY, GERMANY, AND ENGLAND.
UNIVERSAL PALAEOGRAPHY: OR, FAC-SIMILES OF WRITINGS OF ALL NATIONS AND PERIODS, COPIED FROM THE MOST CELEBRATED AND AUTHENTIC MANUSCRIPTS IN THE LIBRARIES AND ARCHIVES OF FRANCE, ITALY, GERMANY, AND ENGLAND.
UNIVERSAL PALAEOGRAPHY: OR, FAC-SIMILES OF WRITINGS OF ALL NATIONS AND PERIODS, COPIED FROM THE MOST CELEBRATED AND AUTHENTIC MANUSCRIPTS IN THE LIBRARIES AND ARCHIVES OF FRANCE, ITALY, GERMANY, AND ENGLAND.
UNIVERSAL PALAEOGRAPHY: OR, FAC-SIMILES OF WRITINGS OF ALL NATIONS AND PERIODS, COPIED FROM THE MOST CELEBRATED AND AUTHENTIC MANUSCRIPTS IN THE LIBRARIES AND ARCHIVES OF FRANCE, ITALY, GERMANY, AND ENGLAND.
UNIVERSAL PALAEOGRAPHY: OR, FAC-SIMILES OF WRITINGS OF ALL NATIONS AND PERIODS, COPIED FROM THE MOST CELEBRATED AND AUTHENTIC MANUSCRIPTS IN THE LIBRARIES AND ARCHIVES OF FRANCE, ITALY, GERMANY, AND ENGLAND.
UNIVERSAL PALAEOGRAPHY: OR, FAC-SIMILES OF WRITINGS OF ALL NATIONS AND PERIODS, COPIED FROM THE MOST CELEBRATED AND AUTHENTIC MANUSCRIPTS IN THE LIBRARIES AND ARCHIVES OF FRANCE, ITALY, GERMANY, AND ENGLAND.
"A landmark work, executed with the greatest luxury." -Brunet

UNIVERSAL PALAEOGRAPHY: OR, FAC-SIMILES OF WRITINGS OF ALL NATIONS AND PERIODS, COPIED FROM THE MOST CELEBRATED AND AUTHENTIC MANUSCRIPTS IN THE LIBRARIES AND ARCHIVES OF FRANCE, ITALY, GERMANY, AND ENGLAND.

  • London, United Kingdom: Henry G. Bohn, 1850.
  • 8vo
  • red buckrum
  • (iii), v, lxix, (3), 364 pages; (2), 367-809, (1) pages

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Order Nr. 136841

Four volumes bound in two. Bound in later buckrum. This particular set was stamped "Bequeathed by Leonard L. Mackall". Near fine. Translated by Sir Frederic Madden, K.H., F.R.S., M.R.I.A., Keeper of the Department of Manuscripts in the British Museum. This two-volume set contains the English translation to accompany the folio reproductions. The first edition Universal Palaeography is still instrumental in the history of palaeography, and one of the finest sets containing chromolithography.

"An excellent work and one of a kind", -Graesse.