The Lindisfarne Gospels: Three Plates in Colour and Thirty-six in Monochrome, from Cotton Ms. Nero D. IV in the British museum, with Pages from two Related Manuscripts
London, The British Museum. 1923. Hardcover. Ex-Library, Three colour plates and 36 in monochrome, with a lengthy introduction by E.G. Millar comprising a history and description of the manuscript: its text, its orthography, its decoration. Oversized volume, approx 12" by 16", rebound in solid blue cloth, a little worn/bumped. Bookplate on label and pastedown; remains of return slips on both endpapers; BEP a little creased. Coffee stain on front board. Light fingerprint markings to one plate, ink stamp on title page; contents otherwise clean, sound, bright throughout. First edition. Very Good/No Dust Jacket.
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