Jun 13, 2024 - Sale 2672

Sale 2672 - Lot 186

Estimate: $ 600 - $ 900
(MEDIEVAL DESIGN.) Henry Shaw. Two titles of plate books illustrating objects and scenes of religious and noble significance in the unique style of the Middle Ages. London, vd

Additional Details

- Illuminated Ornaments Selected from Manuscripts and Early Printed Books from the Sixth to the Seventeenth Centuries. Hand-colored lithographed additional title and 59 hand-colored lithographed or engraved plates. 4to, 10¾x8½ inches, modern calf over ornamental paper-covered boards with original spine label laid on; moderate foxing and offset. London: William Pickering, 1833.

- Dresses and Decorations of the Middle Ages. Including additional title, 94 lithographed or aquatint plates printed in colors and mostly finished by hand, color-printed text historiations. 2 volumes. 4to, 11x7½ inches, contemporary half morocco over green cloth, wear and repairs; light foxing, toning and offset. London: William Pickering, 1843.