Humphreys, Henry Noel (1810-79; British) & Jones, Owen (1809-74; Welsh)
The Illuminated Books of the Middle Ages (London: Longmans, 1849)
Purchased 1860
State Library of Victoria [AEF 745 H88]

Survey volume, illustrated with 39 chromo-lithographed plates drawn and lithographed by Jones, reproducing examples from the 7th to 16th centuries. See also Jones (O.) The Grammar of Ornament 1856 {1857} SLV [IB].

Humphreys was a prolific illustrator and author on a range of subjects; he also designed book covers.

[photo: frontispiece (from another copy)]


MPL 1857, xv [1860] [& MPL 1861]

For complete online reproduction of another copy, see e.g.

For Humphreys, see e.g., and (also listing other books for which Humphreys was responsible) [all websites accessed 6 March 2021]