11 - 13 July 2000
THE RABBULA GOSPELS--Evangeliarii Syriaci, Vulgo Rabbulae, In Bibliotheca Medicea-Laurentiana (Plut. I,56). Olten and Lausanne: Urs Graf, 1959. 2° (400 x 310mm). 28 colour and monochrome plates. Bound in tan pigskin, the upper cover and spine stamped in blue. NUMBER 56 OF A LIMITED EDITION.
The Holkham Bible Picture Book, with introduction and commentary by W.O. Hassall. London: The Dropmore Press, 1954. (345 x 250mm). NUMBER 16 OF A LIMITED EDITION OF 100 SIGNED BY HASSALL. Colour and monochrome plates. Red morocco stamped cathedral-style binding, lettered in gilt.
Miniatures from a French Horae. Reproduced in honour of John Alexander Herbert. London: The British Museum, 1927. 8° (217 x 160mm). One mounted colour plate, 18 monochrome plates and photographic plate. Vellum-backed boards, lettered in gilt. Subscriber's copy. Dedicated to J.A. Herbert 'on his retirement from the post of Deputy Keeper of the Manuscripts in the British Museum..'.
HARRISON, The Rev, Canon F., Treasures of Illumination: English Manuscripts of the Fourteenth Century. London: The Studio Ltd, 1937. 4° (290 x 210mm), including 24 mounted colour plates. NUMBER 36 OF A LIMITED EDITION OF 215 COPIES. Bound in original vellum, the spine lettered in gilt.
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