Western Manuscripts and Miniatures, Including Eight Extremely Important Manuscripts from the Sammlung Ludwig ... [etc.]: Day of Sale, Tuesday, 6th of December 1988
Sotheby's, 1988 - Illumination of books and manuscripts - 149 pages
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