Item #303 [Hand-Colored Lithographs]. Illuminated Ornaments Selected from Manuscripts and Early Printed Books from the Sixth to the Seventeenth Centuries. Drawn and Engraved by Henry Shaw. With Descriptions by Sir Frederic Madden. Henry Shaw.
[Hand-Colored Lithographs]. Illuminated Ornaments Selected from Manuscripts and Early Printed Books from the Sixth to the Seventeenth Centuries. Drawn and Engraved by Henry Shaw. With Descriptions by Sir Frederic Madden.
[Hand-Colored Lithographs]. Illuminated Ornaments Selected from Manuscripts and Early Printed Books from the Sixth to the Seventeenth Centuries. Drawn and Engraved by Henry Shaw. With Descriptions by Sir Frederic Madden.
[Hand-Colored Lithographs]. Illuminated Ornaments Selected from Manuscripts and Early Printed Books from the Sixth to the Seventeenth Centuries. Drawn and Engraved by Henry Shaw. With Descriptions by Sir Frederic Madden.
[Hand-Colored Lithographs]. Illuminated Ornaments Selected from Manuscripts and Early Printed Books from the Sixth to the Seventeenth Centuries. Drawn and Engraved by Henry Shaw. With Descriptions by Sir Frederic Madden.
[Hand-Colored Lithographs]. Illuminated Ornaments Selected from Manuscripts and Early Printed Books from the Sixth to the Seventeenth Centuries. Drawn and Engraved by Henry Shaw. With Descriptions by Sir Frederic Madden.
[Hand-Colored Lithographs]. Illuminated Ornaments Selected from Manuscripts and Early Printed Books from the Sixth to the Seventeenth Centuries. Drawn and Engraved by Henry Shaw. With Descriptions by Sir Frederic Madden.
[Hand-Colored Lithographs]. Illuminated Ornaments Selected from Manuscripts and Early Printed Books from the Sixth to the Seventeenth Centuries. Drawn and Engraved by Henry Shaw. With Descriptions by Sir Frederic Madden.
[Hand-Colored Lithographs]. Illuminated Ornaments Selected from Manuscripts and Early Printed Books from the Sixth to the Seventeenth Centuries. Drawn and Engraved by Henry Shaw. With Descriptions by Sir Frederic Madden.
[Hand-Colored Lithographs]. Illuminated Ornaments Selected from Manuscripts and Early Printed Books from the Sixth to the Seventeenth Centuries. Drawn and Engraved by Henry Shaw. With Descriptions by Sir Frederic Madden.
[Hand-Colored Lithographs]. Illuminated Ornaments Selected from Manuscripts and Early Printed Books from the Sixth to the Seventeenth Centuries. Drawn and Engraved by Henry Shaw. With Descriptions by Sir Frederic Madden.

[Hand-Colored Lithographs]. Illuminated Ornaments Selected from Manuscripts and Early Printed Books from the Sixth to the Seventeenth Centuries. Drawn and Engraved by Henry Shaw. With Descriptions by Sir Frederic Madden.

London: William Pickering, 1833. First Edition. First edition of Shaw’s beautifully illustrated work on the art of illumination and depicting ornamentation from the sixth through the seventeenth centuries. A splendid work featuring an illuminated extra title page and 59 hand-colored lithographs.

Ruari McLean in Victorian Book Design & Colour Printing called Shaw’s publications “among the finest achievements of Victorian book design and illustration.”

4to. [2], 18pp. + 59 unnumbered leaves of plates plus illuminated title, bound with addendum description to Specimen VIII. Abbey, England in Aquatint 234.
Very good in later half morocco over boards, rebacked with more recent leather, old morocco spine label, later endpapers and flyleaves, boards worn at edges, occasional light foxing within, prior owner bookplate and small private library stamp. Item #303

Price: $1,200.00

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