THE GLORY OF THE ART OF WRITING: THE CALLIGRAPHIC WORK…

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THE GLORY OF THE ART OF WRITING: THE CALLIGRAPHIC WORK OF FRANCESCO ALUNNO OF FERRARA.

Los Angeles: Cotsen Occasional Press, 2009. 141 pages. (text volume); 231 pages of colour plates. (facsimile volume). 2 volumes, regular and oblong quarto, in custom slipcase.. This work unites the Rothschild Alunno, now in the Cotsen Children's Library, with Alunno's remaining work from four European collections and reconstructs the original appearance of the cartoni by the preeminent 15th century Italian writing master. The cartoni are presented in full colour facsimile, with a text revealing the results of Nicolas Barker's more than fifty years of researches into the identity, associations, and achievements of Francesco Alunno. Limited to 300 copies. A mint/ as new set in the original shipping box. Loosely laid in is a compliment slip from Lloyd Cotsen.

Book ID: 16556
Tags: Calligraphy
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