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Illuminated Manuscripts (The James A. de Rothschild collection at Waddesdon Manor) by  and John de Wit  James Marrow - Hardcover - 1977 - from Michael Laird Rare Books LLC (SKU: 1820)

Illuminated Manuscripts (The James A. de Rothschild collection at Waddesdon Manor)

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Illuminated Manuscripts (The James A. de Rothschild collection at Waddesdon Manor)

by Delaisse, L.M.J., James Marrow, and John de Wit

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London and Fribourg, Switzerland: The National Trust for Places of Historic Interest or Natural Beauty, Office du Livre, 1977. Hardcover. Very Good/Very good. Quarto, 608 pages, original cloth with dust jacket. Illustrated in black and white and color. Â

DELAISSE'S MOST IMPORTANT ESSAY IN CODICOLOGY, STILL ESSENTIAL. This is the majesterial catalogue to the preeminent collection held at Waddesdon Manor, representative of the most prominent artists of the late Middle Ages. 46 color plates and many more black and white illustrates are accompanied by erudite commentary and analysis of the history of the medieval book.

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Bookseller
Michael Laird Rare Books LLC US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
1820
Title
Illuminated Manuscripts (The James A. de Rothschild collection at Waddesdon Manor)
Author
Delaisse, L.M.J., James Marrow, and John de Wit
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Jacket condition
Very good
Quantity available
1
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
The National Trust for Places of Historic Interest or Natural Beauty, Office du Livre
Place of Publication
London and Fribourg, Switzerland
Date published
1977

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About Michael Laird Rare Books LLC

Welcome to Michael Laird Rare Books, LLC. We specialize in fine and rare books, manuscripts, documents, ephemera, fine and historic bookbindings, and illustrated books of every description. Michael Laird is a member of the ABAA (Antiquarian Booksellers Association of America), ILAB (International League of Antiquarian Booksellers), and the Appraisers Association of America (USPAP compliant, and AAA certified in the appraisal of Rare and Antiquarian Printed Books). Michael Laird earned his masters degree in Library and Information Science from the University of Texas at Austin (1989) and has more twenty years experience in the antiquarian booktrade. He is the principal Rare Book and Document appraiser at Winston Art Group (New York) and Gurr Johns (New York). Since 2002 he has taught advanced graduate level courses in Rare Books and Special Collections, most recently at the University of Texas at Austin (School of Information).We invite you to browse through a selection of our inventory: we strive to present the greatest historic detail and bibliographic accuracy, even for lesser priced - but no less interesting - items.We are happy to provide further images of any item: please inquire.Order with confidence: we select every item with great care and discernment; moreover, we examine every page of every book. We are always interested in purchasing fine and rare books, manuscripts, and ephemera; please inquire. We very much appreciate your interest in our work, and your patronage. Thank you!

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