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Froissart, Jean, 1338?-1410?
Illuminated illustrations of Froissart : selected from the MS. in the British Museum / by H. N. Humphreys, Esq.
London : W. Smith, 113, Fleet Street, 1845.
Physical Description:
vi p., 36 leaves, [36] leaves of plates : ill. ; 33 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
D113 .F788 1845+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Public Domain
London: Bradbury and Evans, Printers, Whitefriars.
Added engraved t.-p., colored.
With descriptive letterpress.
Illustrations partly from the mss. 4379 and 4380 of the Harleian collection (containing the fourth volume of Froissart's Chronicles divided into two parts) and partly from mss. in the Bibliothèque nationale at Paris. Intended to accompany Smith's edition of the Chronicles, London, 1844. A second series appeared under title: "Illuminated illustrations of Froissart. Selected from the ms. in the Bibliothèque royale, Paris, and from other sources." By H.N. Humphreys. London, W Smith, 1845. Cf. Brit. Mus. Catalogue. Both series, with the plates inserted in their proper places, are found in the reissue of Smith's edition, London, H.G. Bohn, 1855.
BAC: Uniformly bound with Illuminated illustrations of Froissart : selected from MS. in the Bibliotheque Nationale. London : W. Smith, 1845. (Copy 3)
McLean, Ruari. Victorian book design and colour printing, 1972. p. 99.
Subject Terms:
Bradbury and Evans -- Printer.
Illumination of books and manuscripts, French.
Smith, William -- Publisher.
Lithographs -- Hand-colored -- 1845.
Humphreys, Henry Noel, 1810-1879.
British Library. Manuscript. Harleian 4379-4380.
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