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The Towneley Lectionary. Illuminated for Cardinal Alessandro Farnese. The New York Public Library Astor, Lenox and Tilden Foundations Manuscript 91

by ROXBURGHE CLUB. ALEXANDER (Jonathan J.G.)

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The Roxburghe Club. 1997. Large folio, [viii],99pp., Lord Wardington's name printed in red in the roll of members,12 full-page coloured facsimiles, 17 illustrs., orig. quarter Roxburghe morocco, device stamped in gilt on upper cover, spine lettered in gilt, t.e.g. Presented to members of the Roxburghe Club by Sir Simon Towneley; contributions by C. Wainwright on the binding of c.1809-1810, and by N. Barker on the script.
  • Bookseller: Forest Books GB (GB)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 25749
  • Title: The Towneley Lectionary. Illuminated for Cardinal Alessandro Farnese. The New York Public Library Astor, Lenox and Tilden Foundations Manuscript 91
  • Author: ROXBURGHE CLUB. ALEXANDER (Jonathan J.G.)
  • Book condition: Used
  • Publisher: The Roxburghe Club. 1997
  • Bookseller catalogs: ROXBURGHE CLUB;

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spine
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