WESTWOOD, John Obadiah (1805-93). Facsimiles of the Miniatures and Ornaments of Anglo-Saxon & Irish Manuscripts. London: Bernard Quaritch, 1868. 2° (545 x 365mm). Chromolithographic title, two section titles and 53 plates by W.R. Tymms after Westwood. Late 19th-century maroon crushed morocco gilt by F. Bedford, the covers panelled with Celtic ropework bands and circular ropework cornerpieces enclosed by an outer border of a Celtic-style roll between two gilt fillets, the spine gilt in 7 compartments, titled in one, the others elaborately decorated with Celtic ropework roundels, roll-tooled gilt turn-ins, gilt edges. A HANDSOMELY BOUND COPY of Westwood's work.
HUMPHREYS, Henry Noel (1810-79). The Illuminated Books of the Middle Ages: An account of the development and progress of the art of illumination, as a distinct branch of pictorial ornamentation, from the IVth to the XVIIth centuries.. London: Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans, 1849. 2° (550 x 370mm). 39 colour plates and title page. Half red morocco, gilt.
WESTWOOD, J.O. Palaeographia Sacra Pictoria: A Series of Illustrations of The Ancient Versions of the Bible, copied from Illuminated Manuscripts.. London: William Smith, 1843-1845. (305 x 240mm). Red half-morocco gilt, the spine in 6 compartments, lettered in the second on dark green morocco, the rest with gilt-stamped foliate motifs (head and foot of spine rubbed).
HERBERT, John Alexander. Illuminated Manuscripts. London: Methuen and Co Ltd, 1911. 4° (250 x 180mm). 51 plates, the frontispiece in colour, the rest monochrome. Half morocco gilt. (4)