Cambridge, MA: The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 1974,
First Edition. small folio, cloth. xx, 384pp.; vi, 456pp. The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, Item #27028
559 works catalogued, fully described with special emphasis on the book design and illustration. "The printing history in the second paragraph of each catalogue entry has been both clarified and complicated by the availability of other copies for page-for- page comparison...The third paragraph of each entry gives the leaf size of the Department copy and a description of the binding...The reference paragraph at the end of each entry is supplementary to reference cited within the text." With a General Index, Index of Artists, Index of Printers and Publishers, Index of Places, Index of Subjects and Chronological Index. Extensively illustrated and with a preface by Philip Hofer. Bookplate on pastedown in each volume. Very fine, clean and unmarked. Slipcase fine with minimal shelf wear.