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The Holkham Bible Picture Book.

HASSALL (W.O.).

HASSALL (W.O.).

The Holkham Bible Picture Book.

84 plates (eight coloured).

Folio. [355 x 255 x 40 mm]. vii, [iii], 191, [3] pp. Original binding of half red niger morocco, the covers with a vertical central vellum panel blocked in blind, the spine lettered in gilt, plain endleaves, uncut edges. (Small brown stain and minor insect damage on rear vellum panel).
London: The Dropmore Press, 1954.

A very good copy of a fine facsimile of a famed 14th century manuscript formerly owned by the Earls of Leicester and now in the British Library. It is accompanied by a learned text, and was printed on hand-made paper, with the plates printed by the Oxford University Press.

Stock no. ebc3765

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Price: £280

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