Book illustration in the Middle Ages and in modern time until the 16th century
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Book illustration in the Middle Ages and in modern time until the 16th century by Jacques Rosenthal

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Published by J. Rosenthal .
Written in English

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StatementJacques Rosenthal ; illuminated manuscripts and illustrated books, with 97 facsimiles.
SeriesCatalogue -- 27
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Open LibraryOL20173096M

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