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INVENTORY #1631

Incunabula Typographica: A Descriptive Catalogue of the Books Printed in the Fifteenth Century (1460-1500) in the Library of Henry Walters

WALTERS, Henry

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Henry Walters was the son of a railroad baron, who expanded upon his father's library, building a truly impressive collection. This book is an elaborate and ornate presentation of his collection and a fantastic piece for both collectors and researchers.

Publication Info

  • Publisher: n/a
  • Edition: n/a
  • Date Published: 1906
  • Place Published: Baltimore
  • ISBN: n/a

Details

  • Condition: Very good
  • Signed: No
  • Dust Jacket: No
  • Jacket Condition: n/a
  • Details:
    vi, 522 p. 26 cm full leather medieval-style binding with attractively finished raised bands extending from spine to front cover and ending in fleur-de-lis. Includes full-colour frontispiece, b&w plate, and many illustrations throughout the text. Top band torn on front. Some scuffing affecting gilt title. Corners worn. Front hinge beginning to crack. Marginalia in pencil and pencil-crayon notes throughout but it does not interfere in reading the test. Cccasional small edge tearsto pages.

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