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 instrructions and a sketch of the history of the art. First edition, xviii,34,4p, illustrations (some coloured), 26cm, London: Blackie & Son, n.d. [1885].

Initial and tailpieces. Publisher's advertisements on 4p at end. "The coloured illustrations are printed by W.G.Blackie & Co. ... from drawings by J.A.Burt", 9 tipped-in chromolithographs heightened with gold. Slight spotting to half-title, frontispiece and endpaper loose. Good.

Vere Foster's Water-Colour Series.

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