The Bible of St. Mark, St. Mark's Church, The Altar & Throne of Venice
Robertson, Alexander

The Bible of St. Mark, St. Mark's Church, The Altar & Throne of Venice

London: George Allen, 1898. First First edition. INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR AT VENICE, JULY, 1914 ON THE FRONT FREE ENDPAPERThick octavo in ribbed red cloth lettered and decorated in gilt with desiign of a gothic spire enclosing a statue of St. Mark. 376 pps. with index, appendix; illustrated with 82 photographic plates of design elements of the church. History of one of Venice's landmark historic churches. Decorative and scriptuarl elements of its famous illuminated bible is incorporated into the architectural design of the cathedral. A tight copy, gilt still bright, spine a bit faded; some foxing to the colophon and title pages. Very Good Cloth (Item ID: F168)

$69.00

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