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Rothschilds and their Collections of Illuminated Manuscripts

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The family art collections of the Rothschilds were legendary for their extravagance and refinement. This is the first history of the Rothschilds as bibliophiles and especially as collectors of medieval illuminated manuscripts. It follows the extraordinary and sometimes mysterious collections of Barons Adolphe de Rothschild (1823-1900), of Naples, Ferdinand (1839-1898) of V...more
Hardcover, 110 pages
Published August 29th 2005 by British Library (first published 2005)
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