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PALAEOGRAPHY. NOTES UPON THE HISTORY OF WRITING AND THE MEDIEVAL ART OF ILLUMINATION
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PALAEOGRAPHY. NOTES UPON THE HISTORY OF WRITING AND THE MEDIEVAL ART OF ILLUMINATION

by QUARITCH, BERNARD

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NO. 42 OF 199 COPIES, INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR
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London: Privately Printed, 1894. NO. 42 OF 199 COPIES, INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR. 282 x 188 mm. (11 1/8 x 7 1/2"). [2] p.l., 96 pp. NO. 42 OF 199 COPIES, INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR. Contemporary red half morocco over dark blue cloth boards, flat spine, gilt, with light green morocco label, top edge gilt. With 22 plates, most printed in color. Front free endpaper with inscription from Bernard Quaritch to Brother Walter Hamilton dated April 12, 1894; with Hamilton's bookplate on front pastedown; one text correction in ink. A little rubbing to joints and extremities, top corners worn to boards, covers with a few light scuffs, but the binding sturdy and the contents in pristine condition. Penned by the venerable bookseller Bernard Quaritch and printed for the London bibliophile's club known as "Ye Old Sette of Odd Volumes," this work contains a brief history of writing from its earliest origins through the Middle Ages. Quaritch founded the playfully named "Sette" in 1878 with the motto "There is Divinity… Read more
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