Early Drawings and Illuminations: An Introduction to the Study of Illustrated Manuscripts; With a Dictionary of Subjects in The British Museum. Walter De Gray Birch, Henry Jenner.

Early Drawings and Illuminations: An Introduction to the Study of Illustrated Manuscripts; With a Dictionary of Subjects in The British Museum.

Samuel Bagster and Sons, 1879. First edition. Hardcover. Good cloth hardcover (no dust jacket if issued) with gilt decoration to cover and gilt letter and decoration to spine that shows rubbing to edges with heavy rubbing, bumping and fraying to ends and corners, touch of soil to covers, light splitting/cracking at inner hinges, with other splitting within, tearing to frontispiece tissue and some other more minor trace wear. 310 pages with full page black & white plates. Solid and perfectly readable copy despite its flaws that will look good on the shelf of this notable work on the study of illustrated manuscripts. Fair. Item #24732

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