London/Oxford: Harvey & Miller Publishers/Oxford University Press, 1982. First Edition, First Printing. Very Good in a Very Good Dust Jacket.
The bindings are tight and square. Text clean, Moderate shelf handling wear. Volume II has a mild sun-fade to the spine and a minor ding near the top of the spine edge. Volume 1 276 pages; 330 illustrations. Volume II 373 pages; 462 illustrations. Folios; 13.5 inches tall.
Very Good / Very Good. Item #014715
Comprehensive scholarly survey of 188 early Gothic manuscripts illuminated in the British Isles during the 12th and 13th centuries, including a general introduction characterizing the early Gothic style, glossary of terms, bibliography, plate-by-plate catalog with commentary, various indices, and 732 illustrations on 225 plates, many in color [tipped-in], text figures, and two frontispieces.
These two volumes together comprise part IV of A Survey of Manuscripts Illuminated in the British Isles.