FIVE HUNDRED YEARS OF THE ART OF THE BOOK IN IRELAND
FIVE HUNDRED YEARS OF THE ART OF THE BOOK IN IRELAND; JOSEPH MCDONNELL
First Edition 1997 National Gallery of Ireland / Merrell
Large format (quarto) hardcover, 176 pages. Published in conjunction with an exhibition at the National Gallery in Ireland, this book consists mainly of full-page colour illustrations of the finest bindings ever produced in Ireland. A scholarly text and bibliography accompanies the sumptuous illustrations. Bound in full red cloth, gilt lettered on spine; a fine copy, no flaws at all.