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L'Apocalypse de Saint Sever, Numbered limited edition, 1942


L'Apocalypse de Saint Sever, Manuscrit Latin 8878 de la Bibliotheque Nationale (XIe siecele). Notice Descriptive par Emile-A. Van Moe.

Published by Les Editions de Cluny, Paris, 10 December 1942. Limited edition of 1,000 numbered copies. This being number 744.

Overall a very good copy of this beautiful folio of reproduction images form an 11th Century French religious manuscript. Outer folio is of stiff card with linen spine and cloth ties. folio is soiled and worn, but intact. The contents inside are very good. Printing is on a thick quality ivory paper stock, some single sheets and some folded spreads. The text pages are very clean with occasional light foxing. The beautifully printed plates are generally very clean with some having some discoloration or colour transfer from other plates, but a very attractive set overall of this uncommon publication. All collated and as called for.

Outer folio + card inner folio + 26pp + 29 Colour plates (some 2pp spreads).

Dimensions: Outer folio approximately 391mm x 291mm x 30mm. A substantial set weighing around 1.8kg unpacked.