Dutch school: c. 1450 or later. 138 x 98mm. Miniature, without text, image of Christ before Caiaphas being held by a soldier with a jester dancing behind Him, disciples (?) behind Him with a cock sitting above the, three-sided border of simple flowers. In good condition. Origin and provenance unknown; from a private California collection. (Inventory #: 105895)
Books and manuscripts in all fields, especially medieval illuminated and text manuscripts; material on California, Hawaii, and Pacific voyages; illustrated books and fine bindings from the 15th through the 20th century; children's books from 1750 to 1950; and fine press printing. William Blake, Mary Wollstonecraft, and Thomas Frognall Dibdin are special interests.
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December 23, 1871. 8vo, 2 pp., 25 lines in ink written on rectos only; first sheet with printed letterhead "Down, Beckenham, Ken : Lee providing Darwin with his observations on the distribution of the sexes in trout populations and Darwin assisting Lee with t (click for more details)
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