Leaves of Gold: Manuscript Illumination from Philadelphia Collections

By: Tanis, James R.; Jennifer A. Thompson

Price: $25.00

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Book Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with dust jacket, blue cloth with gilt spine titles, 24.5 by 31.3 cm, xiv 242 pp., illus. in color. Very good in like jacket. Would be near fine but for heavy bumping at the head and tail of the spines. A beautifully illustrated exhibition catalog from the Philadelphia Museum of Art, “Presented in this catalogue are eighty illuminated manuscripts and individual leaves and cuttings from manuscripts in Philadelphia’s public collections. Important manuscript centers of medieval and Renaissance Europe are represented, as is almost every known type of early illuminated book: Bibles, Psalters, Books of Hours, a wide variety of liturgical manuscripts, and many types of literary and secular texts.”

Title: Leaves of Gold: Manuscript Illumination from Philadelphia Collections

Author Name: Tanis, James R.; Jennifer A. Thompson

Categories: Art, Books on Books,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Philadelphi, Philadelphia Museum of Art: 2001

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: Very Good

Seller ID: 3385