Early Illustrated Books. A History of the Decoration and Illustration of Books in the 15th and 16th Centuries.

London: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner, 1893,

First Edition. octavo, maroon buckram. xvi, 256pp. Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner, Item #29576

A study of book illustration organized by country, starting with Germany and moving through Italy, France, Holland, Spain, and England. Illustrated. Part of the Books About Books Series edited by Alfred W. Pollard. "This is still the most scholarly introduction to its subject and covers the dedoration and illustration of the printed book in Germany, Italy, France, Holland, Spain and England." Robin Meyers, The British Book Trade, p. 136. with the bookplate of Dr. Eugene S. Flamm, neurosurgeon, bibliophile and former president of the Grolier Club and his notation, "New York / 25 February 1976." The protective tissue at the frontispiece has caused offsetting to the title page. Very minor fading to spine but otherwise solid without chipping to cloth.

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