HUMPHREYS, Henry Noel (1810-1879). The Miracles of Our Lord. London: Longman & Co., 1848.
8vo. (163 x 116 mm). 32 chromolithographic illuminated pages. (Light spotting to a few leaves.) Original publisher's leather-backed black papier-mache boards, turn-ins gilt, edges gilt (some cracking or chipping, some light rubbing to spine). Provenance: T. Bowler (bookseller's label); Miss France (gift inscription from Walter Davies, 1849). FIRST EDITION. A fine example of Humphrey's use of illumination in nineteenth-century book decoration inspired by his interest in medieval illuminated books. BMC 12:903.175; Ray 232.
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