Les Livres a Figures Vénetiens de la fin du XVe Siècle et du Commencement du XVIe. Prince d'Essling.
Les Livres a Figures Vénetiens de la fin du XVe Siècle et du Commencement du XVIe.
Les Livres a Figures Vénetiens de la fin du XVe Siècle et du Commencement du XVIe.
Les Livres a Figures Vénetiens de la fin du XVe Siècle et du Commencement du XVIe.
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Les Livres a Figures Vénetiens de la fin du XVe Siècle et du Commencement du XVIe.

Paris: Libraire Henri LeClerc, 1907-1914. Six volumes (Première Partie Tomes I-III, Seconde Partie Tomes I-II, Troisième Partie). Variously paginated. First edition. One of 300 copies. Extensively illustrated with reproductions of 2,000 woodcuts. A monumental and exhaustive bibliography on the illustrated book in Venice from 1450-1525. Essling provides lengthy and thorough descriptions for 3,585 titles, including collations, locations of known copies, and annotations. The final volume provides printers, engravers, titles, illustrations, and a chronological index. An invaluable reference for Italian Renaissance art and early printed books. Original paper covers, printed in black and red. To the center of the upper cover is the Lion of St. Mark, the symbol of Venice, hand-colored in red, blue, green, and gold. Expected wear, soiling, and chipping to covers and deckle edges; professionally repaired. Bindings secure, and interiors bright and clean. Item #25970

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