|Statement||illuminations by Simon Marmion ; with an introduction and commentary by James Thorpe.|
|Contributions||Thorpe, James Ernest, 1915-, Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery.|
|LC Classifications||ND3173.M37 A4 1990|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination|| p. :|
|Number of Pages||47|
|LC Control Number||90004663|
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