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The History of Illuminated Manuscripts

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The History of Illuminated Manuscripts

by DE HAMEL, CHRISTOPHER

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Boston: David R Godine Publishing, 1986. Gilt lettered blue cloth in pictorial dust jacket. This copy inscribed by the author on the half title. He has drawn a book and inscribed within it "For Greg Gatenby with the best wishes of Christopher de Hamel" Also included is a letter from the author to Gatenby. Ownership signature of the recipient on the endpaper. Nice copy.. 1st Us Edition. Cloth. Near Fine/Near Fine. Quarto.

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Title
The History of Illuminated Manuscripts
Author
DE HAMEL, CHRISTOPHER
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Near Fine
Jacket condition
Near Fine
Edition
1st Us Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
David R Godine Publishing
Place of Publication
Boston
Date published
1986
Size
Quarto

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