1878 RENAISSANCE PRINTING DESIGNS / DIE BÜCHER-ORNAMENTIK DER RENAISSANCE with 100 PLATES Fonts Vignettes Borders Titles
DIE BÜCHER-ORNAMENTIK DER RENAISSANCE : Eine Auswahl Stylvoller Titeleinfassungen, Initialen, Leisten, Vignetten und Druckerzeichen Hervorragender Italienischer, Deutscher umd Französischer Officinen aus der Zeit der Fruh renaissance. Nach der eigenen Sammlung Herausgegeben und Erlautert Von A. F. BUTSCH. (ORNAMENTATION of RENAISSANCE BOOKS: A Selection of Printed Ornaments including Stylish Titles, Initial Letters, Borders / Frames, Vignettes, and Excellent Printing
of Italian, German, and French origin from the time of the Early Renaissance. From the personal collection of, and edited and annotated by, A. F. BUTSCH.) Published by G. HIRTH, LEIPZIG, MDCCCLXXVIII (1878). This is Volume I, which stands on its own with its 100 plates. A second volume was published at a later date. Hardcovers, 1/4 leather and marbled paper covered boards, folio
10x14 inches (25x35 cm), 72 pages of text, including descriptions of the plates, and 100 PLATES each printed on its own leaf. The 100 Plates are lovely and a Great Reference to Early Renaissance Printing. Condition: The spine is lacking its leather covering (the spine card covering is still present), the spine folds are worn, the corners are lacking their leather covering, and the marbled paper covered boards are worn through at places along the edges; nonetheless the covers are sturdy and still doing their job; internally nice, the pages are just lightly used, still tight, bright, clean and unmarked. The 100 plates are all present and beautiful. INTERNATIONAL BUYERS PLEASE NOTE: This book is large and heavy and will require substantial additional shipping charges. After placing your order you will be notified of the additional charges and be able to accept or reject them before your payment is processed. Or you can contact us ahead of time to find out the shipping charge to your country. Thanks.