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THE HOLKHAM BIBLE
Written by Michelle P. Brown.
Stock no. 1322499
Published by Folio Society. 2007. Nearly fine condition.

A glorious Folio Society facsimile edition of a unique medieval Picture-Bible which first surfaced in 1816 when it was bought by Thomas Coke of Holham Hall. Large format. Three quarter bound in blue leather, raised bands to spine, gilt decorations to spine. Blue patterned cloth boards with leather onlay to front containing title in red and gilt vignette. All edges gilt. Blue ribbon page marker. Illuminated manuscript. Limited to 1750 numbered copies and 25 lettered copies. Complete with Commentary by Michelle P. Brown which is bound with a blue cloth spine with gilt title and blue paper boards with white title onlay to front. This is copy no. 356. The Bible and the commentary are in fine condition contained in the original solander box which just has a tiny dent to lower edge of front side.

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THE FARNESE HOURS
Written by Webster Smith.
Stock no. 1823234
Published by George Braziller. Slightly better than very good condition.

Blind tooled brown suede binding. Stunning colour illustrations. Reproduced from the Illuminated Manuscript belonging to the Pierpont Morgan Library. ISBN: 0807608564. Spine is slightly fading, silver title faded. Contents clean. Contained in publisher's slipcase which is a little scuffed.

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THE BENEDICTIONAL OF SAINT AETHELWOLD
Written by Andrew Prescott.
Stock no. 1822335
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2001. Nearly fine condition.

Limited edition of 1000 copies. Full burgundy goatskin leather with bevelled boards, blocked with gilt calligraphy, and with handmade laid-paper endleaves from the Fabriano mill. All edges gilt. Facsimile edition of the illuminated manuscript. Includes slim commentary volume by Andrew Prescott. Contained in burgundy solander case with white title label to spine. This is copy 54 of 1000. A fine set contained in publisher's solander case which is bumped along the lower rear edge.

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LIBER BESTIARUM
Written by Christopher De Hamel; Richard Barber.
Stock no. 1321645
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2008. Nearly fine condition.

A facsimile of manuscript Bodley 764 in the Bodleian Library, Oxford. Large format. Handbound in red/orange goatskin leather over bevelled boards, blocked with a design by David Eccles. Limited to 1980 numbered copies and 20 lettered copies. Raised bands to spine. All edges gilt. Blue ribbon page marker. An illuminated manuscript. 137 numbered pages. Together with a blue cloth bound commentary & translation with gilt title to spine and vignette to front. Commentary by De Hamel, translation by Barber. Facsimile volume is a tiny bit rubbed at front edge of spine and has a tiny scratch mark to front cover. Blue solander slipcase is bumped at corners with a couple of tiny dents at edges.

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THE BENEDICTIONAL OF SAINT AETHELWOLD
Written by Andrew Prescott.
Stock no. 1822043
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2001. Nearly fine condition.

Limited edition of 1000 copies. Full burgundy goatskin leather with bevelled boards, blocked with gilt calligraphy, and with handmade laid-paper endleaves from the Fabriano mill. All edges gilt. Facsimile edition of the illuminated manuscript. Includes slim commentary volume by Andrew Prescott. Contained in burgundy solander case with white title label to spine. This is copy 248 of 1000. Tiny rub to top front edge of first band of spine else a lovely set contained in publisher's original packaging.

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THE FITZWILLIAM BOOK OF HOURS
Written by Stella Panayotova.
Stock no. 1821904
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2009. Slightly better than very good condition.

Facsimile. Limited edition of 1180 numbered copies and 20 lettered copies. Bound in full brocade silk. Blue silk with gilt tooling decorations, all edges gilt, blue ribbon page marker. Full colour. Accompanied by a commentary by Panayotova. Blue cloth spine with blue paper boards, gilt title to spine and white title label to front. 144 pages of commentary. This is copy 55 of 1180 numbered copies. A lovely set contained in publisher's solander case with some minor spotting.

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THE GRAND MEDIEVAL BESTIARY
Written by Christian Heck; Remy Cordonnier.
Stock no. 1821640
Published by Abbeville Press. 1st 2012. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Animals in Illuminated Manuscripts. Very large format. Red cloth boards, gilt title to spine, gilt vignette to boards. Colour illustrations throughout. Red ribbon page marker. Top edge gilt. ISBN: 9780789211279. Spine slightly cocked. Contents fine. Pictorial dustwrapper has a tiny nick at centre of rear spine edge (no loss). Contained in publisher's slipcase with light scuffing to corners.

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A CHRONICLE OF THE CRUSADES (2 VOLUMES)
Written by Sebastien Mamerot; Thierry Delcourt; Danielle Queruel; Fabrice Masanes. Illustrated by Jean Colombe.
Stock no. 1821637
Published by Taschen. 1st 2009. Slightly better than very good condition.

Two volumes. Large format. Les Passages d'Outremer - The Expeditions to Outremer. Facsimile of the manuscript of 1474 illuminated by Colombe and a commentary volume with complete translation of the manuscript. Red paper boards with pictorial onlays to front sides. Gilt titles. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 9783836505550. Corners of boards very lightly rubbed. A few very light scuff marks to boards. Contents fine. Contained in publisher's slipcase which is lightly bumped & rubbed at corners, lower front edge scuffed with tiny piece of surface paper removal to underside, rear vertical edge lightly scuffed.

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THE ASHKENAZI HAGGADAH
Written by Joel Ben Simeon; Feibusch Ashkenazi; Eleazar Ben Judah Of Worms; David Goldstein.
Stock no. 1821635
Published by Steimatzky. 1st 1985. Nearly fine condition.

A Hebrew manuscript of the mid-15th century from the collections of the British Library. Written and illuminated by Joel Ben Simeon called Feibusch Ashkenazi with a commentary attributed to Eleazar Ben Judah of Worms. Introduction, notes on the illuminations, transcription and English translation by Goldstein. Very large format. Colour illustrations. Blue cloth boards, gilt titles, English title to front board, Hebrew to rear board. Some text in Hebrew. Small mark to lower edge of front board. Gilt title to spine a little rubbed. Contained in matching publisher's slipcase which has some very light fading.

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THE FITZWILLIAM BOOK OF HOURS
Written by Stella Panayotova.
Stock no. 1320941
Published by Folio Society. 2009. Nearly fine condition.

Facsimile. Limited edition of 1180 numbered copies and 20 lettered copies. Bound in full brocade silk. Blue silk with gilt tooling decorations, all edges gilt, blue ribbon page marker. Full colour. Accompanied by a commentary by Panayotova. Blue cloth spine with blue paper boards, gilt title to spine and white title label to front. 144 pages of commentary. This is copy no. 1067. Contained in original blue solander case which has a very light scratch mark to rear panel.

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THE HOLKHAM BIBLE
Written by Michelle P. Brown.
Stock no. 2134457
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2007. Nearly fine condition.

A glorious Folio Society facsimile edition of a unique medieval Picture-Bible which first surfaced in 1816 when it was bought by Thomas Coke of Holham Hall. Large format. Three quarter bound in blue leather, raised bands to spine, gilt decorations to spine. Blue patterned cloth boards with leather onlay to front containing title in red and gilt vignette. All edges gilt. Blue ribbon page marker. Illuminated manuscript. Limited to 1750 numbered copies and 25 lettered copies. Complete with Commentary by Michelle P. Brown which is bound with a blue cloth spine with gilt title and blue paper boards with white title onlay to front. This is Copy No. 1709. Bible in stunning condition! The Commentary has just a few small marks to covers. Fold around slip case is near fine. A beautiful copy that would make a wonderful gift!

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