LES TRÉSORS DES BIBLIOTHÈQUES DE FRANCE. M. R. Cantinelli, Émile Dacier.

LES TRÉSORS DES BIBLIOTHÈQUES DE FRANCE.

Manuscrits - Incunables - Livres Rares - Reliures - Dessins - Estampes - Objets d'Art - Curiosités Bibliographiques

  • Paris: Les Éditions d'Art et d'Histoire, 1934.
  • 4to.
  • loose leaves in stiff paper wrappers
  • (vi), pp.(59)-114 followed by plates XVIII-XXXV

Price: $35.00  other currencies

Order Nr. 95400

One section of this series devoted to the treasures of the French National Library. This part contains six essays about objects of interest in the collections of various libraries in France. The essays are as follows: "La Reliure d'ivoire du 'Tropaire d'Autun' à la Bibliothèque de l'Arsenal" by Charles Picard, "Le Missel des Jacobins, manuscrit de la Bibliothèque de Toulouse" by le chanoine A. Auriol, "Musique et musiciens français dans les anciens manuscrits" by A. Gastoué, "L''Orchésographie' de Thoinot Arbeau" by André Mary, "Le Chansonnier de Jean de Montchenu" by Jean Porcher, and "Un 'Ex-dono' de Baïf à Nicolas Moreau" by Robert Brun. Includes eighteen plates, two of which are in color, and twelve illustrations in the text. All of first and last leaves, edges of leaves, and both wrappers tanned, one spot on upper wrapper, edges worn with small tear at head of spine, two numbers written on upper wrapper.