by Christopher de Hamel. Published by Penguin Press, 2017. First edition, first printing. Hardcover, cloth. 632pp. well illustrated in color. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket.
“The book is a captivating examination of twelve illuminated manuscripts from the medieval period. Noted authority Christopher de Hamel invites the reader into intimate conversations with these texts to explore what they tell us about nearly a thousand years of medieval history – and about the modern world, too.”