Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller
Armenian Miniature Paintings of the Monastic Library at San Lazzaro. Vol. 1. Father Mesrop Janashian.
Armenian Miniature Paintings of the Monastic Library at San Lazzaro. Vol. 1
Armenian Miniature Paintings of the Monastic Library at San Lazzaro. Vol. 1
Armenian Miniature Paintings of the Monastic Library at San Lazzaro. Vol. 1
Armenian Miniature Paintings of the Monastic Library at San Lazzaro. Vol. 1

Armenian Miniature Paintings of the Monastic Library at San Lazzaro. Vol. 1

Venice: Armenian Press, 1966. Ex-Library First edition. Hardcover. Elephant Folio. (6) 51 (1)pp., LXXXIV plates, (7)pp. Original brown leather with gilt decorative ruling and lettering on cover and spine, blind-stamped ruling on back cover. Decorative illustrated end papers. Title page with decorative ruling printed in two colors. Decorative dedication page in green with red lettering. Translation into English by Bernard Grebanier. Color reproduction of illuminated manuscripts with artistic merit, assembled by the Mekhitaris Congregation of San Lazzaro in Venice since its foundation in 1701, with an introduction on origins and character of Armenian miniature painting by Sirarpie Der Nersessian. Survey of the works produced in different centers throughout the centuries, the principal studies of miniatures and ornamentation based on the manuscripts, including history and provenance, and an outline of the formation of the Library of San Lazzaro. Illustrated with 121 striking color reproductions on 84 plates and descriptive text on verso of previous page. Each plate protected by tissue guard. Contains table of plates at rear. Binding with light wear along edges, bumps at corners, light scuffing on back cover and small closed tear at tail of spine. Library barcode in upper left corner of front cover and library sticker at tail of spine. Library plate glued to inside front cover and library number stamped to lower margin of dedication page. Library index card glued to lower part of inside back cover. Binding in overall good+, interior in very good+ to near fine condition. g+ to near fine. Item #43211

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