A Primer of the Art of Illumination for the use of Beginners

Delamotte, F.


Place Published: colour illustrations
Date Published: no date (1880's?)
Illustrator: colour illustrations
Size: 8vo

Delamotte’s Primer of Illumination, with text and colour plate illustrations; text references history and characteristics of illumination, reference to specimens at the British Museum, practical directions, colours; 20 full-page colour plates; this copy re-bound in blue buckram with section of original gilt design and titling to front, new endpapers; prelims and title page no longer present (begins with contents and preface), heavy edgewear to some pages, with ragged loss along lower edge of first 14 pages; colour plates all present (with some edgewear, and dampstains to edges and tissue-guards); no date (as per missing prelims) we speculate roughly 1880.

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