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New York: Praeger, 1957. Illustrated with 13 color plates with gold highlights, and 96 monochrome plates. 96 pages of text, translated from the German of Dr. Peter Metz. Tall 4to, gilt-stamped burgundy cloth, pictorial d.w., printed mylar overwrapper (chipped), worn cardboard slipcase. New York: Praeger, (1957). A near fine copy in near fine dust wrapper; very good(-) mylar and box. The celebrated 10th century manuscript from the Benedictine abbey in Echternach, Luxembourg.
Qajar Persia: 1815. Written in Shikasteh Script, copied by Muhammad Husain. Persian manuscript on paper. 88 leaves, between eight and eleven lines to the page, written horizontally and diagonally in shikasteh script in black ink, significant words in red, interior rules in gold, inner margins ruled in gold, blue and red, one late 19th Century double-page illuminated frontispiece in colors and gold, several pages ruled but left blank at end, five later illustrations in Safavid and earlier styles, accession note.....
New Rochelle: Caratzas Brothers, 1979. In collaboration with Michael E. Stone. Historical survey by Avedis K. Sanjian. 194 illustrations including 131 in color. 174pp. Folio, tan decorative boards, d.w. New Rochelle: Caratzas Brothers, 1979. Very good(+) in very good dust wrapper. First published description of the wealth of art treasures in the Armenian Cathedral of St. James.
New York: Braziller, 1968. 2 volumes in slipcase. Thick 4tos, bound in publisher's brown leather with gilt spines to mimic the original binding of the Pepys Manuscript (spine a bit dulled; outer joints worn; internally fine). New York: Braziller, 1986. Limited edition -- number 172 of 1200 copies. Full color facsimile of the Phillipps Manuscript (Books 1 - 9) and the Pepys Manuscript (Books 10-15). This was once a single manuscript - The Caxton manuscript of 1480, but were long-separated.....
Paris: 1959. Ubertragung aus dem Franzosischen von Peter Ronge. 94 mounted color plates, 90 black & white text illustrations. 279pp. Tall 4to, beige cloth, d.w., board slipcase. Paris: Aurel Bongers, 1959. Very good (+). German translation of L'enluminure francaise, a lavishly illustrated survey of French manuscript illumination covering the art from the late 10th to the early 16th century. Arntzen/Rainwater M182.
London: Haymarket Press, 1930. 8 tipped-in color plates of facsimilies from the 14th century manuscript known as Queen Mary's Psalter. xvi, 156 (2) pages. Rubricated title, printed in two colors throughout. Small folio, full rust goat skin (light rubbing), gilt spine and fillet border on front cover, t.e.g. untrimmed. (London): Haymarket Press, 1930. Limited Edition. Very good (+). One of only 50 numbered copies printed at the Alcuin Press.
Konstanz: Jan Thorbecke, 1955. Over 500 illustrations in black and white throughout the text, a few in color. 607 pages with text in German. Short 4to, gilt-stamped burgundy cloth. Konstanz: Jan Thorbecke, (1955). First Edition. Top edge is a bit spotty, else near fine. Volume I of Die Kunstdenkmaler Sudbadens.
College Art Association of America, 1964. , 85pp of text. 2 color plates with gilt highlights; 90 b/w illustrations, several full-page. thin 4to, terra cotta cloth with gilt-lettered spine. N.P.: College Art Association of America in Conjunction with the Art Bulletin, 1964. A fine copy. Monographs on Archaeology and Fine Arts, XI.