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MARTIN, Henry (1852-1925). Les joyaux de l'enluminaire a la Bibliothèque Nationale. Introduction by Alexandre de LABORDE, Comte de (b. 1853). Paris and Brussels: G. van Oest, 1928.
2o (354 x 255 mm). 102 plates, frontispiece and one other in color. Contemporary brown quarter morocco, original wrappers bound in (joints lightly rubbed). Provenance: M. Nicolly (signature on front wrapper).
Martin's historical introduction occupies 94 pages, after which are his notes on the manuscripts reproduced on the plates. The 102 plates reproduce images from 71 outstanding codices from the Bibliothèque nationale. Chamberlain 1225.
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