NATURE INTO ART, A TREASURY OF GREAT NATURAL HISTORY BOOKS.
First U.S. edition. With 60 pages of color and over 65 black-and- white illustrations. With the pencil signature of Gavin Bridson. Tipped-into this copy is an article entitled "Old Flower Books: A Bookseller's View" by Handasyde Buchanan and a booksellers catalogue issued by Michael Wiolliams in 1934 on Books of Birds and Flowers ... all illustrated with Coloured Plates. Small chip out of the front cover of the dust jacket at the bottom.
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KATALOG DER KUPFERSTICHE MARTIN SCHONGAURERS
by Lehrs, Max
First edition. Volume 5 from the important series: Geschichte und Kritischer Katalogue des Deutschen, Niederländischen und Französischen Kupferstichs im XV. Jahrhundert. Martin Schongauer (1450-1491), is thought to be one of the most important and innovative early printmakers. Includes a biography of the artist and a detailed catalogue of the printmaker's work, and later copies. With illustrations of the various watermarks used by the German master. Bookplate on front pastedown indicates that this book came from the reference library and stock of H. P. Kraus.