[par] e. guillot.
Oblong 4to. 9.75 x 6 inches.  pp. letterpress title + plates. Bound in original red cloth, gilt; spine in compartments, decorated gilt. Gilt patterned endpapers. Some wear to extremities and sunning of front board edges, but otherwise a very good copy. Loosely inset: 2 advertising card circulars of the Albums d'Enluminure. Bookseller's label pasted on verso of first free endpaper. Illustrated by 102 chromolithograph plates, including ornamental title and five sub title pages. Examples of illuminated ornaments from ancient times until the period of Louis XVI, with a concentration on the Middle Ages. There are separate title pages for the five other different parts, which could be purchased individually. A scarce collection of attractive chromolithograph images.
[Stock No. 26957]