1963 · Paris
Paris: Unesco, 1963. plastic boxes. Illuminated Manuscripts. 8vo. plastic boxes. Five boxed sets. Five plastic boxes containing 150 color slides from the former collection of H.P. Kraus. Each box with 30 color slides and a descriptive pamphlet in French, English, and Spanish with historical background and description of each slide in each series. With Unesco, Series 4, which contains Iranian illuminated manuscripts from circa 1410-1596; Series 14, which contains slides of 12 Czech illuminated manuscripts from c. 1085-1364; Series 17, which contains slides of 6 Ethiopian illuminated manuscripts c. 1350-1450; Series 18, which contains slides of 11 Turkish illuminated manuscripts from c.1200-1730; Series 24, which contains slides of Austrian Medieval wall paintings from c. 1089-1280. All of the slides have faded and turned pink.
(Inventory #: 76027)