Introduction to Plate XII

Henry Noel Humphreys, 1810-79


56.5 x 38.4cm.

Source: Illuminated Books of the Middle Ages

Beckwith, Victorian Bibliomania catalogue no.16

Describing himself as an historian rather than a book designer and artist, Henry Noel Humphreys explained his purpose, scope, sources, and methods in the introduction and notes to the plates in Illuminated Books of the Middle Ages. [continued below]

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