The Art of Illumination An Anthology of Manuscripts from the Sixth to the Sixteenth Century

London: Phaidon, 1969. First edition. Hardcover. 235 pages. 30 x 23 cm.Translated from the Italian by Alison M.Brown. With additional notes on the plates by M. Alison Stones. 145 plates with twenty-four in full-color. Notes on the Plates. Bibliography. List of Collections. A concise and informative survey of the history of miniature painting, tracing the development of the different schools and analysing briefly their stylistic features. Two tiny dings at upper and lower extremities. Orig. royal blue illustrated cloth. Very good in fine dust wrapper. Item #129

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