Loftie (W.J.) - Lessons in the Art of Illuminating.


Loftie (W.J.) - Lessons in the Art of Illuminating.

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Lessons in the Art of Illuminating: A series of examples selected from works in the British Museum, Lambeth Palace library, and the South Kensington Museum. With practical instructions, and a sketch of the history of the art.By W.J. Loftie. First edition, xviii, 34, 4 p. : ill. (some col.), facsims. ; 26 cm.,  London : Blackie & Son, n.d. [1885].
Initials and tail-pieces. Publisher's advertisements on 4 p. at end. "The colored illustrations are printed by W.G. Blackie & Co. ... from drawings by J.A. Burt" . Tipped-in illustrations heightened with gold. Slight spotting to half-title, otherwise a near fine copy.

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