Gospels of Matilda, Countess of Tuscany, 1055-1115 : nineteen plates in gold and colour and twelve in monochrome from the manuscript in the library of John Pierpont Morgan / with introduction by Sir George Warner.
|Main Author:||Warner, George Frederic, Sir, 1845-1936.|
|Related Names:||Morgan, J. P. 1867-1943., Morgan, J. Pierpont 1837-1913.|
|Language(s):||English ; Latin|
[Oxford] : Privately printed for presentation to the Roxburghe Club, 1917.
> di Canossa, contessa,
Bible. > N.T. > Gospels.
Illumination of books and manuscripts, Italian.
Illumination of books and manuscripts, Medieval.
Appendix: Text of the Liber vitae of the monastery of San Benedetto di Polirone, begun about 1100 and continued in various hands to about 1140; inserted at the end ... of the Gospels of the Countess Matilda: p. -43.
"The manuscript ... from the character of the handwriting and of the illustrations ... may be safely assigned to the latter part of the 11th century."--P. 14, 15.
Printer's imprint on verso of half-title: Oxford ... Printed at the University Press by Frederick Hall.
"Presented to the president and members of the Roxburghe Club in fulfilment of the intention of John Pierpont Morgan (died March 31, 1913) by his son. New York, 1917."
43 p., , XXXI leaves of plates :
ill. (some col.), port., facsims. ; 39 cm.
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