Vatican: Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana, 1939. First edition. Hardcover. Folio (16 1/4 x 13 1/4"). 66, pp (Text), xxxv (35) leaves (Plates). Original 3/4 burgundy morocco over crimson cloth, with gold lettering and tooling to spine. Raised bands. Top edge gilt. Marbled endpapers. Publisher's device to title page.
First edition of Stohlman's remarkable catalogue listing 144 enameld objects in the Museo Sacro della Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana. Among the 144 objects, 53 are of Limousin champlevé, including 13 previously unpublished fragments.
This work is splendidly illustrated with 35 full-page photographic plates reproduced in photogravure.
Sporadic and moderate rubbing to binding. Scratch to both covers. Text in Italian. Binding in overall good, interior in very good condition. g to vg. Item #44487