A12139. GELIS-DIDOT, PIERRE and LAFFILLEE, H. La Peinture Decorative en France du XIe au XVIe Siecle. Text and 60 magnificent chromolithographed plates after decorative French paintings of the 11th through the 16th century. An important reference work and lovely illustrated book. Increasingly scarce as copies seem to be broken up for their plates. Folio, 1/2 gilt- lettered pigskin over marbled boards, original decorative wrappers bound in. Paris, 1896. V.G.+ (Covers rubbed at extrems. with a few spots of chipping to papered boards; text block has occassional mild marginal soiling, short closed tears to side edge of several leaves, all images bright and clean). Overall an attractive copy. $495.00
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