Large 4to, pp. 79, with 100 plates; a good copy in the original printed wrappers; slightly rubbed, head of spine torn with loss, lower cover detached; from the library of Robert Byron, with his ownership inscription in pencil on front flyleaf and a few pencil markings in the text.
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Art byzantin. Cent planches reproduisant un grand nombre de pièces choisies parmi les plus représentatives des diverses tendances.
First edition. ‘L’exposition qui se tint au Pavillon de Marsan permit d’avoir une vue d’ensemble de l’art byzantin. Pour la première fois, depuis près de cinq cents ans, se trouvèrent rassemblées des pièces de toutes techniques, jusque-là disséminées au hasard des trésors et des collections de l’ancien et du nouveau monde. Celles que reproduisent les planches de cet album figurèrent toutes à l’exposition de 1931’ (introduction).
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