Hungary: Magyar Helikon, 1981. Color photos. Second, Revised Edition. Cloth. Folio (13" x 9 1/2"), beige buckram with gold lettering on spine and blindstamped Corinus coat-of-arms on front cover, glossy black dust jacket with white lettering on spine and full-color reproduction of a fully illuminated page of a volume from the Bibliotheca Corviniana (plus white paper over-wrapper), illustrated with 114 full-color glossy plates depicting pages or exempla from this fabulously beautiful collection of illuminated pages and beautifully bound volumes, translated by Zsuzsanna Horn revised by Bertha Gaster, Design by Tibor Szanto, publisher's loose paper band, white silk page-marker, 334 pages. Weight: 4 1/2 lbs. Very Fine / Fine. Item #6035
BRILLIANT COPY illustrating the illuminated library of King Mattias Corvinus (1458-1490): Tight, clean, bright without foxing to the magnificent photos. Extensive commentary and annotations. No previous owner's marks. Apart from some wear and nicks to the white wrappers--protecting the dust jacket (unclipped), this is a SUPERB COPY.