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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1908. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. xxviii, 78, (2) pages. First edition, limited to 152 copies. With engravings by Sidney L. Smith and other illustrations, rubricated initials and an illuminated copy of a page from a 15th century musical manuscript. Tanning to the endpapers which is common. Else fine. READ MORE about HEAVENLY JERUSALEM, A MEDIAEVAL SONG OF THE JOYS OF THE CHURCH TRIUMPH ANT, WITH ANNOTATIONS BY...
Price: $100.00 Order nr. 39458
Organisee par Ader Picard Tajan.
Monte-Carlo: n.p., 1986. oblong 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. (ii), 232, (2) pages. Organisee par Ader Picard Tajan. Auction catalogue, July 1, 1986, held at the Hotel Hermitage, Monte-Carlo, organisee en collaboration avec la Société des Bains de Mer, a la requete de la Ste Art Monaco. Lots 1-154 are architecture related. Lots 155-232 is a selection of incunabula, illuminated manuscripts, prints, and fine bindings. Fully illustrated. Randeria bookplate on half-title page. Corners bumped. READ MORE about ARCHITECTURE ET BEAUX LIVRES ANCIENS
Price: $20.00 Order nr. 71780
Collegeville, MN: The Saint John's Bible, (2005). 4to. cloth, dust jacket. 216, (2) pages. Table of contents, preface by Christopher de Hamel, appendices and credits. Color illustrations throughout. An account of what one reviewer called "America's Book of Kells." READ MORE about ILLUMINATING THE WORD: THE MAKING OF THE ST. JOHN'S BIBLE
Price: $45.00 Order nr. 130582
Stalden, Switzerland: Dr. Jörn Günther Rare Books, 2011. 4to. cloth, title and publisher gilt-stamped on spine and front board; illustrated label on front board. 231+(1) pages. A fine copy. Catalogue 10 issued by Günther. Frontispiece, preface and introduction. A beautifully illustrated catalogue of illuminated manuscript and printed Bibles from different sections of Europe. 30 entries with descriptions including condition, provenance and text. Earliest entry is the Four Gospels, Brittany, c. 1050. The latest is Dürer's..... READ MORE about PAGINA SACRA: BIBLES AND BIBLICAL TEXTS 1050-1511
Price: $50.00 Order nr. 109448
Paris: Brepolis, (1992). small 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. 72 pages. First French edition. Paul Binski provides a study of the medieval artist. Of utmost concern to the author are the working methods of the artists, their compositional decisions, and their identities. J. Le Goff provides a preface. 71 illustrations in black-and-white and color. Indexed. READ MORE about LES ARTISANS DU MOYEN AGE. LES PEINTRES
Price: $17.50 Order nr. 59428
New York: The Grolier Club, 1953. 4to. cloth. xix, 124, (4) pages. First edition, limited to 400 copies (Asaf 123). Printed at Cambridge University Press under the direction of Brooke Crutchley. Eight full-page illustrations. Well annotated bibliography with illustrations. Covers slightly spotted. Some foxing of pastedowns and endpapers. READ MORE about WILLIAM BLAKE'S ILLUMINATED BOOKS, A CENSUS
Price: $45.00 Order nr. 51220
Az Országos Széchényi Konyvtár kiadványai no. 41.
(Budapest: Akademisi Nyomda, 1957). 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. 18 pages. Az Országos Széchényi Konyvtár kiadványai no. 41. Text in Hungarian. Works of Balthazar Blutfogel (d. 1516), Hungarian priest and manuscript illuminator. Illustrations and a list of incunables illuminated by Blutfogel. Summary in German. Five black and white plates. British Library catalogue entry laid in. Wrappers tanned. READ MORE about BLUTFOGEL BOLDIZSÁR MINIÁTOR
Price: $17.50 Order nr. 107597
London: British Museum, 1923. 8vo. boards. 49 pages and 20 plates. Six pages on binding and one plate. READ MORE about GUIDE TO THE EXHIBITED MANUSCRIPTS, PART III ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPTS AND BINDINGS OF MANUSCRIPTS...
Price: $20.00 Order nr. 9193
London: Printed by order of the Trustees, 1834-1840. Folio. disbound. (iv),viii,168 pages and 8 leaves of plates; (ii),vi,(ii),159+(1) followed by (4) leaves of plates; (iv),234 pages. 3 volumes. First editions. A catalogue of the illuminated manuscripts from the Arundel and Burney collections in the British Museum. Antiquary Thomas, Earl of Arundel (1592-1646), collected more than 500 manuscript volumes, many of which relate to English History. He was an early supporter of Inigo Jones and friend..... READ MORE about CATALOGUE OF THE MANUSCRIPTS IN THE BRITISH MUSEUM. NEW SERIES
Price: $125.00 Order nr. 77150
Ithaca: Cornell University Press, (1982). thick 4to. cloth, dust jacket, cardboard slipcase. 304 pages. First U.S. edition. A fine copy. A history of these Bibles including a look at the social conditions which inspired the Bibles and a descriptive catalogue of 150 Bibles. 200 black and white illustrations and 60 color plates. READ MORE about ROMANESQUE BIBLE ILLUMINATION
Price: $45.00 Order nr. 39973
Cambridge: J. Deighton, and MacMillan & Co., 1849. 8vo. original cloth boards, otherwise disbound. viii, 329+(1) page. First edition. Describes 700 manuscript volumes. Bibliographic entries include annotations regarding contents, illuminations, and foliation. Includes a brief introduction about the catalogue. Some internal nineteenth century library markings. Spine lacking, boards detached. Last leaf provided in photocopy facsimile. READ MORE about CATALOGUE OF THE MANUSCRIPTS IN THE LIBRARY OF GONVILLE AND CAIUS
Price: $40.00 Order nr. 56222
London: Sotheby and Co., 1929. large 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. 70 pages + fold-out illustrations. Sale held March 21-22. 395 lots. Catalogue includes illuminated manuscripts, French illustrated books and fine old and modern bindings. Contains black-and-white fold-out illustrations of manuscripts and book bindings and a full color frontispiece. From the reference library of the Zaehnsdorf Company with a commemorative booklabel loosely inserted. Wrappers chipped along edges. READ MORE about CATALOGUE OF VALUABLE ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPTS, FRENCH ILLUSTRATED BOOKS, FINE OLD AND MODERN...
Price: $45.00 Order nr. 102426
n.p. (but Pasadena, CA): (Clinker Press), 2006. large 8vo. broadside. Privately designed and printed by hand by artist Andre Chaves to commemorate a lecture by Krew on December 6, 2006 at the University Club of Pasadena. Introduced by Susan M. Allen and sponsored by the Zamorano Club. READ MORE about THE ITALIAN ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPTS
Price: $25.00 Order nr. 134816
New York: Columbia University Libraries, (1985). large 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. 138, (2) pages. First edition, limited to 1,000 copies. A fine copy. Catalogue of the rare book and illuminated manuscript collection of Columbia University, spanning from 2291 B.C. to the twentieth century. Describes 121 items. Indexed. Many illustrations throughout. From the reference library of Philadelphia Rare Books & Manuscripts with their bookplate included. READ MORE about THE RARE BOOK AND MANUSCRIPT LIBRARY OF COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY, COLLECTIONS AND TREASURES
Price: $20.00 Order nr. 97328
(Budapest): Magyar Helikon, (1981). 4to. cloth, dust jacket. 334, (2) pages. Reprint of second edition, revised. With many illustrations of illuminated manuscript leaves reproduced in full color. Indexed. Translated by Bertha Gaster. Minor rubbing of jacket along edges. READ MORE about BIBLIOTHECA CORVINIANA, THE LIBRARY OF KING MATTHIAS CORVINUS OF HUNGARY
Price: $85.00 Order nr. 121662
Cambridge: Golden Head Press, 1966. 8vo. cloth-backed boards, paper spine label. (vi), 10, (2), xii pages. Limited to 250 copies. With ten plates including two in full color showing examples of the illuminated work of Cousins. Also contains a check list of known illuminations. READ MORE about THE ILLUMINATOR, A TRIBUTE TO ALBERT COUSINS
Price: $10.00 Order nr. 9492
Cambridge: Golden Head Press, 1966. 8vo. cloth-backed boards, paper spine label. (vi), 10, (2), xii pages. Limited to 250 copies. With ten plates including two in full color showing examples of the illuminated work of Cousins. Also contains a check list of known illuminations. With the Randeria bookplate. READ MORE about THE ILLUMINATOR, A TRIBUTE TO ALBERT COUSINS
Price: $10.00 Order nr. 71561
London: Eugrammia Press, 1964. folio. paper wrappers, quarter leather over cloth gilt boards, cloth slipcase. 8 pages, (32) pages. Facsimile edition, with commentary, limited to 535 numbered copies. Prospectus loosely inserted. Spine of commentary volume faded, else near fine condition. English and German text. Illustrated with 15 black & white woodcuts, also incl. separate pamphlet containing intro text and notes. Printed in collotype by L. van Leer & Co Ltd of Amsterdam, Holland on mould-made..... READ MORE about DÜRER APOCALYPSE
Price: $130.00 Order nr. 137060
London: Eugrammia Press, 1964. folio. broadside, folded once. NOTE: THIS IS FOR THE PROSPECTUS ONLY. Facsimile edition, with commentary, limited to 535 numbered copies. English and German text. Illustrated with 15 black & white woodcuts, also incl. separate pamphlet containing intro text and notes. Printed in collotype by L. van Leer & Co Ltd of Amsterdam, Holland on mould-made paper specially made in Sweden for this edition and supplied by Lepard & Smiths Ltd. The..... READ MORE about PROSPECTUS for DÜRER APOCALYPSE
Price: $20.00 Order nr. 138305
Paris: Vente aux Encheres Publiques, (1973). 4to. stiff paper wrappers. not paginated. Auction catalogue containing 134 illuminated manuscripts from the collection of Robert Danon. Each item is illustrated, some in color. Text in French. Estimated prices loosely inserted. Minor cover soiling. READ MORE about MANUSCRITS ENLUMINES ET LIVRES RARES, COLLECTION ROBERT DANON
Price: $15.00 Order nr. 35247
Volume 1: Inferno. Volume 2: Purgatorio. Volume 3: Paradiso. Translated by Robert and Jean Hollander, Illustrated by Monika Beisner.
Verona, Italy: Edizioni Valdonega, 2007. 8.5 x 12.25 inches. cloth, slipcase. 700 pages. Volume 1: Inferno. Volume 2: Purgatorio. Volume 3: Paradiso. Translated by Robert and Jean Hollander, Illustrated by Monika Beisner. Dante Alighieri (1265-1321) is one of the leading figures of world literature. His Commedia, probably written during the last 15 years of his life is - by common consent - the greatest literary work in the Italian language; it is also one of..... READ MORE about THE DIVINE COMEDY
Price: $700.00 Order nr. 95860
Corpus Christi, TX: Corpus Christi College, 2000. square 8vo. paper wrappers. 96 pages. First edition. A fine copy. Color illustrations. READ MORE about THE PARKER LIBRARY - TREASURES FROM THE COLLECTION AT CORPUS CHRISTI COLLEGE, CAMBRIDGE, ENGLAND
Price: $15.00 Order nr. 136615
Westminster: J. B. Nichols, 1895. slim 4to. original stiff paper wrappers. 12 pages. Reprinted from Archaelogia Vol. LIV. Two plates. Chipped around edges. READ MORE about ON A M. S. PSALTER FORMERLY BELONGING TO THE ABBEY OF BURY ST. EDMUNDS. COMMUNICATED TO THE...
Price: $25.00 Order nr. 82632