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												Illuminated Manuscripts: Tristan and Isolde by  Gabriel (text) BISE
	 - Hardcover
			 - 1978
		 - from Bluebird Books (SKU: 84765)

Illuminated Manuscripts: Tristan and Isolde

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Illuminated Manuscripts: Tristan and Isolde

by BISE, Gabriel (text)

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  • hardcover
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Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket
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Miller Graphics / Crown Publishing. Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket. 1978. Hardcover. This work offers reproductions from the illuminated manuscripts of the famous 12th-century poem "Tristan and Isolde," telling the story of the ill-fated lovers. The original, prepared in 1410, is now the property of the National Library of Austria. Per the jacket flap, it was first owned by the Duc de Berry (or John, Duke of Berry (1340–1416), the legendary French prince). This volume contains color reproductions of these famous miniatures, alongside the text of Gabriel Bise. With an introduction by Dagmar Thoss. --- In tan linen-finish paper-covered boards with gilt-stamped spine titling and blue and gold-toned endpapers. Jacket with a representative image from this work. --- An excellent, about Near Fine copy: clean, tightly-bound and bright. Jacket also in very nice condition, though with a few creases.; Small Quarto - 9 to 11 in. tall; 125 pages .

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bookseller
Bluebird Books US (US)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
84765
Title
Illuminated Manuscripts: Tristan and Isolde
Author
BISE, Gabriel (text)
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Miller Graphics / Crown Publishing
Date Published
1978

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