The Bernard H. Breslauer Collection of manuscript illuminations (catalogue of an exhibition held in the Pierpont Morgan Library, New York, 9 December 1992-4 April 1993) View larger
Voelkle (William M.); Wieck (Roger S.); Saffiotti (Maria Francesca P.)
Pierpont Morgan Library (New York)

The Bernard H. Breslauer Collection of manuscript illuminations (catalogue of an exhibition held in the Pierpont Morgan Library, New York, 9 December 1992-4 April 1993)

New York, Pierpont Morgan Library, 1992
(31 cm), 253 (1) pp., including [46] p. of colour plates, numerous black & white illustrations. 104 catalogue entries. Publisher’s laminated pictorial wrappers. - The short introduction is an apologia for the collecting of single leaves from manuscripts, a practice with respectable antecedents in the 15th century, which has acquired since pejorative overtones. ¶ Excellent copy.
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