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Suggestions for Illuminating.

[Decorative Arts]. Harrison, W. Randle.

Suggestions for Illuminating.

J. Barbard & Son. London n.d. (ca. 1865) Small Quarto (8.25" x 10"), pp. 42 plus 20 b/w and chromolithograph Plates, illuninated title, additional title, illuminated publisher's advert and 6 pages of ads. Prev. owner's name in ink on FFEP. All Plates present but many loose in binding,
A very nice mid-19th century guide to the illuminator's art. Plates illustrate historical alphabets and ornaments from the 12th to the 16th century, initial letters, borders, heraldry, miscellaneous scenes, and an illuminated poem. A lovely book on the subject, beautifully illustrated.

Edition: Original edition
Binding: Blue Cloth over Boards with Gilded Letters and Decoration, Gilde
Condition: Good; shelfwear, backstrip cloth worn/torn at top and bottom, bo
Book Id: 15953

Price: $150.00

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