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Early printed and illustrated books, illuminated manuscripts.

William H. Schab Gallery.

Early printed and illustrated books, illuminated manuscripts.

by William H. Schab Gallery.

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Published by W.H. Schab in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Early printed books -- Catalogs.,
  • Illustrated books -- Bibliography -- Catalogs.,
  • Illumination of books and manuscripts -- Bibliography -- Catalogs.,
  • Rare books -- Catalogs.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesPrinted and illustrated books
    GenreCatalogs.
    Series[Reichner catalogs]
    The Physical Object
    Pagination154 p. :
    Number of Pages154
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22379284M

    Manuscripts -- India. See also what's at your library, or elsewhere. Broader terms: Manuscripts; India; Narrower term: Manuscripts -- India -- Catalogs; Filed under: Manuscripts -. The Library of Congress is home to a noteworthy collection of rare Persian language manuscripts, lithographic books and early imprints, as well as printed books, housed in the African and Middle Eastern Division (AMED) and the Rare Book and Special Collections Division. Most of these Persian manuscripts and lithographic books were procured for the Library in the s by Kirkor Minassian .

    Very good condition with no wrapper. FIRST EDITION. 60 stunning unnumbered hand-coloured plates (including extra illustrated title page and one large folding plate) reproducing specimens of illuminated manuscripts and printed books f the Middle Ages from the British Museum and from private collections. 4to. 11 x inches. Catalogue of rare and valuable printed books and illuminated & other manuscripts comprising early printed German italian and French books with woodcuts. old English books on furniture & architecture. Which will be sold by auction by Messrs. Sotheby Wilkinson & Hodge. on. the 13th of November and two following days. [Leather Bound].

      One of the most magnificent early examples, a copy of Pliny’s Natural History printed in Venice by Nicolaus Jenson in , was illuminated by the Florentine painter, Gherardo di Giovanni di Miniato or his brother. The so-called Douce Pliny is now at . ‘early Gothic manuscripts’ ‘The books and manuscripts were written on vellum, a preparation of calf, goat and sheep skins.’ ‘Priceless books and manuscripts will receive special protection as the restoration of a library gets underway.’ ‘An entire manuscript of Urdu written in Roman is a precious treasure of the Lahore Museum.’.


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