New York: Prestel, 1995. Catalog for exhibitions at the Royal Academy of Arts in London and the Pierpont Morgan Library. Illustrated throughout in color. 272pp. Short 4to, glossy pictorial wrappers. (New York: Prestel, 1995). A near fine copy. With contributions by Jonathan J.G. Alexander, Lilian Armstrong, Giordana Mariani Canova, Federica Toniolo, William M. Voelkle, and Roger S. Wieck.
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Torrance: Oakwood, 1993. Illuminations by Vladislav Andrejev, English calligraphy by Sue Talley. 103pp., thin folio, red cloth with gilt lettering and small color illustration inlaid on front cover, a.e.g. Torrance: Oakwood Publications, (1993). A near fine copy.
Providence: Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design, 1987. Illustrated. 83pp., thin 4to, pictorial wrappers. Providence: Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design, 1987. A fine copy.
Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1991. Illustrated throughout in color. 6 volumes. 4tos, gilt-lettered dark brown cloth, pictorial dust wrappers. Princeton: Princeton University Press in conjunction with The William Blake Trust & the Tate Gallery, 1991-1995. First editions. A fine set of this impressive collection, scarce and quite uncommon to be found complete.
London: Faber & Faber, 1969. 402 illustrations, including 23 mounted color plates. 459 pages. Short thick 4to, red cloth with black spine label, d.w. London: Faber & Faber, (1969). Second edition. A fine copy in a very good(+) dust wrapper.
1952. Many illustrations, some in color. 80pp. Tall, slim 8vo, printed wrappers, d.w. (Germany, 1952). A very good(+) copy.
Milan: Arte e Numismatica, 1980. Color illustrations. Slim 4to, stiff pictorial black wrappers. Milano: Instituto di Storia Arte e Numismatica, n.d. ca. 1980. First Edition. Scarce.
New York: Braziller, 1967. Facsimile reproduction of the original illuminated Lorsch Gospels, some in color plates. 24 page gray paperbound pamphlet with historical text laid-in. Thick folio, vellum-backed red cloth, slipcase. New York: Braziller, 1967. Limited edition -- number 38 of 1000 copies printed. A fine, unread copy in a very good(+) slipcase. Two parts of the Lorsch Gospels from the Biblioteca Documentara Batthyaneum in Alba Julia, Rumania, and the Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana in Rome.
Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1982. Replete with 60 color plates, and over 200 black and white illustrations. 304 pages. Thick 4to, beige cloth, d.w., board slipcase. Ithaca, : Cornell University Press, 1982. First edition. A fine copy in a fine dust wrapper. Includes the Bible of late antiquity, Carolingian, Mozarabic, Franco-Saxon, Anglo-Saxon and Ottonian examples, and a catalogue of descriptive information on 150 important Bibles.
Milan: Pratesi, 1982. 2 volumes. Introduction, critical text, translation and commentary by Cesare Grassi. Essays by Marco Ciatti e Aldo Petri. . Illustrated. 141pp., 4to, gilt decorated leather, board slipcase; ink inscription front free endaper of volume 2. Milan: Pratesi, (1982). A near fine copy. Volume 2 is a beautifully produced facsimile of the Regia Carmina.
Paris: Chavane, 1965. Preface by Maruice Genevoix. 12 full-page color plates. 81 pages, 4to, loose as issued in printed, decorative flexible boards, red cloth-moire clamshell box; minor edgewear to box. Paris: Chavane, (1965). Overall, a near fine copy.
New York: Abrams, 1965. Illustrated with 50 mounted color plates. 216pp. 4to, blue cloth with white buckram spine (edgeworn and boards abit splotchy; spine quite sun-darkened). New York: Harry Abrams, (1965). First American edition. A very good(-) copy, internally clean.
New York: Abrams, 1965. Illustrated with 50 mounted color plates. 216pp. 4to, blue cloth with white buckram spine (binding lightly shelfworn; spine sun-darkened at tips), d.w. very worn and torn. New York: Harry Abrams, (1965). First American edition. A very good(+) copy in a poor dust wrapper.
Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1954. Color frontispiece, and 72 b/w plates each with multiple views. 140pp. 4to, natural cloth, chipped d.w. Cambridge: University Press, 1954. First edition. Small ownership signature, along with a bookplate of art historian Meyer Schapiro. A near fine copy in a very good dust wrapper.
Munich: Riehn & Reusch, 1922. With a 28pp foreword and introduction by Georg Leidinger. Illustrated with 58 beautifully printed color plates, accented in gilt and protected with tissue. Folio, bound in full vellum (intentionally aged to simulate a more ancient volume). Munchen: Riehn & Reusch, 1922. Limited edition of 150 copies, this one without a number. Covers slightly bowed, otherwise a fine copy, internally spotless. Contains Durer's imaginative marginal drawings from the Prayer Book of Maximilian I (dated 1515), later augmented by Lukas Cranach.
Geneva: Skira, 1957. Translated by Stuart Gilbert. Illustrated with 101 mounted plates, 98 color. 241pp. Square 4to, green cloth, d.w.; dust wrapper worn and torn. (Geneva: Skira, 1957). First edition. A very good (+) copy in a poor dust wrapper. The Great Centuries of Painting. Survey of mosaics, mural painting and book illumination.
London: Day & Son. 12 leaves including title page, 11 exquisitely hand colored illustrations with decorative illuminated borders. Slim folio, blind stamped and gilt titled blue cloth, beveled edges, a.e.g. London: Day & Son, no date, ca. 1866. Very good (+). Scarce.
New York: Thomas Y. Crowell Company, 1977. Illustrated (color). 192 pages. Tall 4to., cloth backed boards, lightly edge-worn wrapper. New York: Thomas Y. Crowell Company, 1977. A near fine copy in a very good wrapper.
1955. Profusely illus. with b/w illus., 4to, original printed wrappers (cover lightly toned & edgeworn). Mass., 1955.
Bern: Roto-Sadag. 26 color plates reproducing pages from medieval illuminated manuscripts; other illustrations. Folio, pictorial cloth; spine ends frayed. Bern, (ca. 1941). Brilliantly produced history of Switzerland.
New York: George Sas at The Marble Hill Press, 1968. 2 reproductions of 15th century woodcuts. 2 pages of text followed by 5 pages of charts, thin 4to, printed wrappers, string tied. New York: George Sas at The Marble Hill Press, (1968). A fine copy. One of 100 copies privately printed from hand-set Jessen types on Strathmore papers.
Leipzig. 51pp. of color facsimiles, several text illustrations. Thin folio, original blue cloth, spine worn at head and tail, corners bumped. Leipzig, (ca 1882). Very good (+). Number 254 of 400 numbered copies on Buttenpapier, signed by the author. Vol. I of the series Albrecht Durer's Federzeichnungen und Holzschnittwerk, containing the fine imaginative marginal drawings in the Prayer-Book of Maximilian I (1515). The Prayer Book exemplifies Durer's "decorative" style, and his 45 drawings in colored ink were later augmented by...
New York: Braziller, 1971. Introduction and legends by Marcel Thomas. With 110 full page color plates, and 22 black & white illustrations. Folio, gilt-stamped crimson cloth, d.w. New York: Braziller, (1971). First American edition. A near fine copy in a very good(+) dust wrapper.
New York: Abrams, 1994. With 296 illustrations, including 120 in full color; bibliography and index. 394 pages. Thick heavy 4to, red cloth, d.w. New York: Abrams & Metropolitan Museum of Art, (1994). A fine copy in a fine dust wrapper.
Los Angeles: J. Paul Getty Museum, 2003. With contributions by several authors. Hundreds of color illustrations. 575pp., thick 4to, red cloth, d.w. Los Angeles: The J. Paul Getty Museum, (2003). A fine copy in a near fine dust wrapper.