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The St. Martin Embroideries; A Fifteenth-Century Series Illustrating the Life and Legend of St. Martin of Tours.

by Margaret B. Freeman

Condition: Near Fine/Very Good


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Greenwich, Connecticut:: Metropolitan Museum of Art,, 1968.. First printing. Hardcover--cloth. Near Fine/Very Good. Quarto, 10 1/4" tall, 132 pages, maroon cloth; b&w illustrations plus 2 color plates. A near fine, likely unread, clean hardcover first edition, first printing with minor shelf wear, a small stain to cloth at top edge of front panel, hinges and binding tight, paper clean, white. In a very good dust jacket lightly rubbed and lightly edgeworn with a few short edge tears; with original price.

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