London: Harvey Miller, 1978. First edition. Folio. 380 black-and-white and color illustrations, including 8 color plates tipped-in as issued. Original cloth; original dust jacket. Fine / fine. Item #400137
FIRST EDITION, and a very fine copy, virtually as issued. This is the first volume of 'A Survey of Manuscripts Illuminated in the British Isles,' of which Alexander served as general editor. It was the first work to describe and illustrate all of the most important Insular manuscripts since E.H. Zimmerman's 'Corpus' of 1916.