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The miracles of Our Lord.

Additional Title(s):

Bible. N.T. Selections. English. 1848.

London, Longman & Co., 1848.
Physical Description:
[1], 31, iv p. ill. 17 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
ND3410 B4 H8
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Copyright Status:
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Ornamental borders, and illustrations, in color.
"Remarks of the illuminator. Descriptive index of the miracles" signed: H. N. H. [i. e. Henry Noel Humphreys]
"The title-page contains a figure of the Saviour ... in a niche, ornamented in a style corresponding with the rest of the volume."--p. iii.
"It has been sought to render the cover also appropriate, by enriching it with medallions representing the principal miracles: it has been partly taken from a ... cover in carved ivory, executed in the 12th century ... The designs of the medallions are original."--p. iv.
Possibly printed by Owen Jones.--Cf. Friedman, Joan. Color printing in England. New Haven, l978, l66.
Friedman, J. Color printing in England, 1486-1870, 166
Selected exhibitions: "Color Printing in England, 1486-1870" (Yale Center for British Art, 20 April-25 June, 1978).
Subject Terms:
Illumination of books and manuscripts.
Jesus Christ -- Miracles.
Jones, Owen, 1809-1874. -- Printer.
Longman & Co. -- Publisher.
Chromolithographs -- 1848.
Humphreys, Henry Noel, 1810-1879.

Color Printing in England, 1486-1870 (Yale Center for British Art, April 20, 1978-June 25, 1978) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

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