Specimens of Woodcuts and Engravings: A Portfolio of Original Leaves Taken from Rare and Notable Illustrated Books. Society of Foliophiles.
Specimens of Woodcuts and Engravings: A Portfolio of Original Leaves Taken from Rare and Notable Illustrated Books
Specimens of Woodcuts and Engravings: A Portfolio of Original Leaves Taken from Rare and Notable Illustrated Books
Specimens of Woodcuts and Engravings: A Portfolio of Original Leaves Taken from Rare and Notable Illustrated Books
Specimens of Woodcuts and Engravings: A Portfolio of Original Leaves Taken from Rare and Notable Illustrated Books
Specimens of Woodcuts and Engravings: A Portfolio of Original Leaves Taken from Rare and Notable Illustrated Books
Specimens of Woodcuts and Engravings: A Portfolio of Original Leaves Taken from Rare and Notable Illustrated Books

Specimens of Woodcuts and Engravings: A Portfolio of Original Leaves Taken from Rare and Notable Illustrated Books

New York: The Foliophiles, 1926.

First Edition. Very Good Condition. Item #045337
ISBN: NoISBN

15 leaves in the original folders all housed in the original folding box. A bit of wear to the box especially along the front hinge, limitation statement detached from the inside front cover. Internally unmarked - leaves with various mostly mild foxing, aging, stains, etc. Number 11 of 120 copies.

1: From the Chronicarum Supplementum. Bernadinus de Benalis, Venice, 1486. Browning at edges. small wornhole to one edge. With two city views on one side and one on the other.

2: Hortus Sanitatis. Reinhard Bweck, Strassburg, 1517. Light browning at edges, penned labels in an early hand. One woodcut on each side labeled violet and shepherd's rod.

3: Las Quatorze Decadas de Tito Livio. George Coci, Saragossa, 1520. Stain to edges, top trimmed a little close.

4: Biblia Picturis Illustrata. Pierre Regnault, Paris, 1540. Light browning, 8vo.

5: De Aquatilibus. H. Stephanus, Paris, 1553. Clipped with a fish on each side, mild foxing.

6: Cosmographia Universalis. H. Petri, Basel, 1559. With a full page map of Sardinia on one side and a small ram on the other.

7; Symbolicarum Quaestionum de Universo Genere. Society of the Press, Bologna, 1574.

8; A Roman Missal. Giunta, Venice, 1576.

9: A German edition of Livy. Rihel, Strassburg, 1596.

10: An Illustrated History of the Dacian Wars. Mascardi, Rome, 1616. Bifolium illustration.

11: Nuova Seconda Selva. B. & A. Dei, Venice, 1616. 8vo, a few small stains.

12: A Book of Anglican Rituals. Robert Barker, London, 1639. Light foxing. Black letter with 5 fine initial letters.

13: Virorum Illustrium &c. Czernocj, Prague, 1674. With a fine copper engraving. Trimmed a touch unevenly.

14: True Effigies of the Most Eminent Paitners. Meyssens, Antwerp, 1649.

15: La Sicilia di Filippo Paruta. Marco Maier, Lyons, 1697. A little foxed. Size: Folio. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Antiquarian & Rare; Books on Books. Inventory No: 045337.

Price: $1,400.00

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