Category: Illuminated Manuscripts, Icons, Mediaeval Art

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Gothic Art 1360-1440: A Missal for a King [1963 Exhibition Catalogue]

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Cleveland, OH, Cleveland Museum of Art: 1963

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 036061


Booklet, stiff color illus. wraps. Paginated 157-216, continuous, complete as issued, illus. w/ 4 color plates, many additional b&w illus., catalogue of 110 works at rear. Mild soiling to covers. "An introduction to the Gotha Missal and a catalogue to the exhibition" mounted at Cleveland in 1963. Exceptionally scarce. View more info

Catalogue of Western Illuminated Manuscripts: The Property of The John Carter Brown Library, Providence, Rhode Island . . . including The Ottobeuren Gradual and Sacramentary, circa 1164 and The so-called Psalter of the Prince d'Anjou, not later than 1537 from the collection of Horace Walpole [Sotheby's auction catalog - 18 May 1981]

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Sotheby Parke Bernet and Co.: 1981

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 038382


Green paper covered boards, lettered in black. Light shelf wear. 124 pp., fully illus. w/ color, b&w plates. 19 catalogued lots, each thoroughly described and illustrated. View more info

The Medieval World 800 AD-1450 AD [Catalogue 146 - The Rendells, Inc.]

By: N/A

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Newton, MA, The Rendells, Inc.: 1979

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 038395


White color illus. wraps, perfect-bound. Bookseller's catalogue filled with illuminated manuscripts from the 9th through 15th centuries. 285 pp., 151 entries, illus. w/ b&w plates. Covers show modest toning/soiling. Square, uncreased binding, clean and unmarked interior. View more info

Italian Manuscript Painting 1300-1550 [1984-85 Morgan Library exhibition catalogue]

By: N/A

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, J. Pierpont Morgan Library: 1984

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 038401


Booklet, royal blue illus. wraps. As issued. Catalogue to accompany 1984-85 Morgan Library exhibition. [36] pp., 60 catalogued entries, many illus. (b&w). View more info

Book of Hours Calendar - 1954

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Berkeley, CA, The Palindrome Press: 1954

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 038415


Stiff color pictorial wraps, oblong format. Some creasing to corners and rubbed joints, interior fully intact. One leaf per half-month, thus 24 pp., each with a full color illuminated manuscript illustration. Unusual. View more info

Fifty Mediaeval and Renaissance Manuscripts

By: N/A

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, H. P. Kraus: 1958

Seller ID: 038462


Tan natural linen, lettered in gilt. xii,168 pp., 84 color illus. on 32 tipped-in plates, 6 line engravings in text, 109 halftones on 52 plates. Dampstaining evident at heel of spine, wrapping onto bottom binding corners of both covers, visible also on a portion of bottom text block edge and along bottom edges of most supplemental plates (pp. 121-168) at rear of volume, entirely cosmetic. Former owner's signature and date inked on front flyleaf, otherwise unmarked. View more info

Illuminated and Calligraphic Manuscripts: An Exhibition Held at the Fogg Art Museum & Houghton Library February 14-April 1, 1955

By: N/A

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Cambridge, MA, Harvard College Library: 1955

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 038465


Tan wraps, lettered/illus. in black and red. Light shelf wear, a few slight soil marks to covers. Firm binding, clean interior. 45 pp. + 80 b&w plates at rear, with slip tipped in explaining the absence of the planned color frontis. View more info

Catalogue of Twenty Western Illuminated Manuscripts from the fifth to the fifteenth century from the library at Donaueschingen, the property of His Serene Highness the Prince Furstenberg [Sotheby Parke Bernet & Co., London, 21 June 1982]

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Sotheby Parke Bernet & Co.: 1982

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 044557


Ivory paper covered boards, lettered in red and gilt. Light shelf wear, top corners a bit bumped. 20 catalogued lots, illus. w/ color plates + b&w photos. Prices realized inked internally, accompanied by estimates and prices realized sheets. View more info

Holy Image, Holy Space: Icons and Frescoes from Greece

By: Acheimastou-Potamianou, Myrtali (editor); David A. Hardy (transl.)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Athens, Greece and Baltimore, MD, Greek Ministry of Culture, Byzantine Museum of Athens: 1988

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 041310


Stiff color pictorial wraps, French flaps. Catalogue to accompany 1988 exhibition at Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. Slight shelf wear, one stress crease along firm binding. View more info

Italian Renaissance Illuminations

By: Alexander, J. J. G.

Price: $7.50

Publisher: New York, George Braziller: 1977

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 039145


Stiff color illus. wraps. Light shelf wear, corners a bit rubbed, light creasing to bottom front corner. 120 pp., 40 full-page color plates. Firm binding, clean interior. View more info

The Decorated Letter

By: Alexander, J. J. G.

Price: $9.50

Publisher: New York, George Braziller: 1978

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 042350


Stiff gold color illus. wraps. Surface laminate slightly peeling along bottom rear edge, light foxing along text block fore-edge, otherwise as issued, with square, uncreased binding, clean interior beyond former owner's signature on half-title. 120 pp., illus. w/ 40 full-page color plates. View more info

The Italian Manuscripts in the Library of Major J. R. Abbey

By: Alexander, J. J. G., and A. C. de la Mare

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Frederick A. Praeger: 1969

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 039922


Gray buckram, lettered in gold foil. Cloth shows mild dampstaining to lower portions of both covers, purely cosmetic on back cover and with mild puckering to cloth on front cover, only minimally extending to interior with slight evidence on lower endpapers and slight waviness to a few latter leaves. xliv,187 pp., illus. w/ 6 color plates, 80 monochrome. Color pictorial dust jacket shows minor dampstaining on lower portions of both panels, mild toning, now in mylar. View more info

Illuminated Manuscripts

By: Anderson, Janice

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Todtri Book Publishers: 1999

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 045123


Glossy color illus. boards. As issued. Color illus. dust jacket as issued, now in mylar. 128 pp., 100 color illus. View more info

The Illuminated Manuscript

By: Backhouse, Janet

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Oxford, U.K., Phaidon: 1979

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 045116


Black cloth-effect paper covered boards, lettered in gold foil. As issued. Color illus. dust jacket with both front flap corners clipped, otherwise as issued, now in mylar. 80 pp., 70 illus. including 28 color. 1st British edition. View more info

The Illuminated Page: Ten Centuries of Manuscript Painting in The British Library

By: Backhouse, Janet

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Canada, University of Toronto Press: 1997

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 045121


Dark blue cloth-effect paper covered boards, spine panel lettered in gold foil. As issued. Color illus. dust jacket as issued, now in mylar. First North American edition. 240 pp., 215 color plates. View more info

The Isabella Breviary [The British Library]

By: Backhouse, Janet

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, The British Library: 1993

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 045139


Stiff color illus. wraps. New, as issued. 64 pp., illus. w/ color plates, also color, b&w figures in text. View more info

The Bedford Hours [The British Library]

By: Backhouse, Janet

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, The British Library: 1990

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 045140


Stiff color illus. wraps. New, as issued. 64 pp., illus. w/ color plates, also color, b&w figures in text. View more info

The Becket Leaves [The British Library]

By: Backhouse, Janet, and Christopher de Hamel

Price: $40.00

Publisher: London, The British Library: 1988

Seller ID: 045141


Stiff color illus. wraps. New, as issued. 32 pp., illus. w/ color plates, also figures in text. View more info

A Summary Guide to Western Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts At Princeton University

By: Bennett, Adelaide, Jean F. Preston, and William P. Stoneman

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Princeton, NJ, Princeton University: 1991

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 038476


Stiff color pictorial wraps. Slight shelf wear, nearly as issued. [iii],75 pp. View more info

Illuminated Manuscripts in Hungary XI-XVI Centuries

By: Berkovits, Ilona; Zsuzsanna Horn (transl.); Alick West (revisions)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Frederick A. Praeger: 1969

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 038500


Natural linen, lettered in blue, silk book mark bound in. As issued. Black color pictorial dust jacket shows several short closed tears (1" or less) along edges, minor surface rubbing, now in mylar. 110 pp. w/ 47 b&w illus. + 44 full page color plates at rear, large folding color plate tucked in rear flap. A lovely production. Scarce. View more info

The St. Blasien Psalter [Rare Books Monographs Series Vol. III]

By: Bober, Harry

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, H. P. Kraus: 1963

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 038423


Dark blue cloth, lettered in gold foil. Ex-library copy, typically marked/stamped but did not circulate and thus shows only minimal actual wear. 80 pp., 3 full page color plates, 76 halftones on xxiv plates. View more info

Abendländische Miniaturen bis zum Ausgang der romanischen Zeit [Tabulae in Usum Scholarum 10]

By: Boeckler, Albert

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Berlin and Leipzig, Germany, Verlag von Watler de Gruyter and Co.: 1930

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 038421


Tan cloth, lettered in black. Ex-library copy, typically marked/stamped but did not circulate and thus shows minimal actual wear. ix,106 pp. + 106 b&w plates at rear. Firm binding, clean interior beyond ex-libris stamps and slight foxing to a few of the later plates. Text in German. View more info

Choirs of Angels: Painting in Italian Choir Books, 1300-1500

By: Boehm, Barbara Drake

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York and New Haven, CT, Metropolitan Museum of Art/Yale University Press: 2009

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 038478


Green stiff color pictorial wraps. As issued. 64 pp., 76 color illus. View more info

Pennsylvania German Bookplates: A Study [Publications of the Pennsylvania German Society, Vol. 54]

By: Borneman, Henry S.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, Pennsylvania German Society: 1953

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 037453


Red 1/4 cloth, color decorated paper covered boards. Essentially as issued. Endpapers slightly age-toned along hinges. Firm binding, clean interior. [xi],iv,171 pp., illus. w/ 24 color plates. View more info

Pennsylvania German Illuminated Manuscripts

By: Borneman, Henry S.

Price: $7.50

Publisher: New York, Dover Publications: 1974

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 044109


Stiff color illus. wraps, oblong format. Slight sunning to front cover along joint, crease and thumbing marks to back cover, lightly rubbed corners. Firm binding, clean interior. 112 pp., 36 color plates, 2 b&w. View more info