5 vols.: One vol. text (207 pp.), including detailed analytical essay, ext. notes with bibliographic material, indices, and 4 vols. containing 810 excellent plates (3 in colors and gold) reproducing all the illuminations. Large 4to and folio. Uniform boards portfolios. Paris 1911-1927. Privately printed for Société Française de Reproductions de Manuscrits à Peintures.
The first and largest undertaking of the Society, the reproduction in toto of one of the most admirable productions of French miniature painters, which, in its diversity of content, design, and symbolical significance, has been compared to the great cathedrals.
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