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Nouveaux Melanges D'archeologie d'histoire et de litterature sur le Moyen Age par les auteurs de la Monographie des vitraux de Bourges ... Collection pub. par Ch. Cahier [Four Volumes] by  Arthur  Charles; Martin - Hardcover - First edition - 1877 - from Kaaterskill Books, ABAA/ILAB and Biblio.com

Nouveaux Melanges D'archeologie d'histoire et de litterature sur le Moyen Age par les auteurs de la Monographie des vitraux de Bourges ... Collection pub. par Ch. Cahier [Four Volumes]

by Cahier, Charles; Martin, Arthur

Condition: Spines and boards rubbed, extremities worn with loss of paper to the corners of two boards, some minor splits at the hinges, sca


Paris: Firmin Didot Freres, 1877. First edition. Quarterbound red morocco over marbled paper-covered boards, raised bans with gilt rules, gilt titles,top edge gilt, marbled endpapers. Spines and boards rubbed, extremities worn with loss of paper to the corners of two boards, some minor splits at the hinges, scattered foxing, bindings tight, leaves crisp, overall a very good set.. 332 pp.; viii, 350 pp.; xiv, 294 pp.; xi, 351 pp., plates (6). Illustrated with 32 copper-plate and 1212 wood engravings, some colored. Folio (36 cm). "Noveaux melanges d'archeologie, d'histoire, et de litterature sur le moyen-age" was preceded nearly two decades earlier by the equally valuable "Melanges d'archeologie" also containing four quarto volumes of illustrated dissertations on gold and silver church-plate, enameled ware, carved ivories, tapestries, bas-reliefs, and paintings belonging to the Carlovingian and Romanesque periods (ninth to twelfth century). Contains: 1: Curiosities mysterieuses 2: Ivoires, miniatures, emaux;; 3: Decoration d'eglises; and 4: Bibliotheques. Original paper wrappers bound into rear of the last volume which has a different marbled board pattern (no doubt purchased separately as the last volume was issued two years after the third). Avery AP.C111; Vicaire I, 24-5; Von Lipperheide, 4218.
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  • Bookseller: Kaaterskill Books, ABAA/ILAB US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 26377
  • Title: Nouveaux Melanges D'archeologie d'histoire et de litterature sur le Moyen Age par les auteurs de la Monographie des vitraux de Bourges ... Collection pub. par Ch. Cahier [Four Volumes]
  • Author: Cahier, Charles; Martin, Arthur
  • Format/binding: Quarterbound red morocco over marbled paper-covered boards, raised bans with gilt rules, gilt titles,top edge gilt, marbled endp
  • Book condition: Used - Spines and boards rubbed, extremities worn with loss of paper to the corners of two boards, some minor splits at the hinges, sca
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Firmin Didot Freres
  • Place: Paris
  • Date published: 1877
  • Keywords: Medieval Studies, , Art, Medieval Studies, Medieval Art, Church decoration and ornament, Churches , Libraries , Medieval Studies, Middle Ages, Ivories, Miniatures,


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