[Sale] Catalogue of Western Illuminated Manuscripts
JOHN CARTER BROWN LIBRARY.
NEAR FINE COPY WITH ESTIMATES
Published: Sotheby, 1981
Stock code: 3578
Roy. 4to., First Edition, with fine coloured facsimile as frontispiece, 12 fine coloured facsimiles (8 full-page) and numerous facsimiles (a number full-page) in monochrome; original green boards printed in black, a near fine copy.
WITH THE PRINTED LIST OF ESTIMATES LOOSELY INSERTED. The catalogues lists 19 lots. The catalogue includes an introduction to the John Carter Brown Library by Thomas Adams and list of sources. The Ottobeuren Gradual was purchased by Kraus for over GBP700,000.