Religious Art of 13th Century France 1931 illustrated decorative leather bookBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, Early 20th Century Books, Religion, Christianity, Medieval Art, France, Illustrated Books, Leather Books).
L'Art Religiuex du XIIIe Siecle en France, by Emile Male.
Published 1931, Paris by Armand Colin.
428 pages. Text in French. Profusely illustrated throughout.
1/2 leather binding, slightly raised & gilt bands, gilt title lettering & compartment decorations, marbled covers.
Item is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time. Item is not new or in "new" condition.
Binding gently age worn, tiny splitting at spine head leather (not chipped), remains overall attractive as an object.
Text block paper is gently toned, internally still well preserved, tight, clean and sound.
Still attractive on the shelf. Book displays a pleasing and unique age patina and is in nice antiquarian condition, any age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
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Book Measures c. 11" H x 9 1/4" W.