Oxford: Phaidon, 1979. First edition. 4to. 70 illustrations, 28 in color. Original black cloth; original pictorial dust jacket (minor age-toning). Fine / near-fine. Item #400182
FIRST EDITION. Assistant Keeper at the Department of Manuscripts in the British Library, the author surveys illumination from the Lindisfarne Gospels to a map of the New World, nearly one-thousand years later.