Betbüechlein.
(Prayer Book)

Betbüechlein.

Bonnoberger, Ludwig (illus.)

(Vienna): K.K. Hofbibliothek, (1912). 22; (126)pp. A facsimile of Viennese printer Ludwig Bonnoberger's famous prayer book of 1607, presented to a gathering of bibliophiles at the Imperial Court Library in September 1912. Bound in buff cloth with interwoven silver threads. All edges are gilt and gauffered, with two indented circles to each edge. The book is housed in a scooped out compartment at the back of a larger volume of twenty-two pages. This work, bound in olive-green cloth lettered in gilt on the spine, discusses details of Bonnoberger's tiny prayer book and miniature books in general. Text in German. Facsimile volume very fine; larger volume with light rubbing to foot of spine, else fine. Bookplate of noted miniature-book collector Kathryn Rickard. (Welsh 546). (facsimile: 1 3/16 by 7/8; 30x21mm). Item #21728

Price: $750.00

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