17th March 2021
ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPT BOOK. The First Chapter of the First Epistle General of Saint Peter. Translated from the Authorized Version. [N.p.: circa 1900.] 4to (264 x 184mm.) Large illuminated initial, 6pp. of hand-written calligraphic text in black with verse numbers and line-breaks in red. (Toning, browning.) Contemporary red morocco with gilt initials to upper cover (a five-line ownership note in ink to front pastedown). - And a further ten illustrated volumes (including Lucy Wright's 'The Changed Guard' with 9 hand-coloured leaves, [circa 1874], 4to, and also 'Hymns for Holy Week and Easter from the Christian Year' by John Keble and illuminated by M. King, [n.d. circa 1870], 4to, and a bound 8pp. hand-written 'Selections from 'Little Comments on Great Texts' by 'Alan Junior'', [circa 1910], folio) (11).
Hammer price: £480
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