CATALOGUE XXI, LIVRES DANS DE RICHES RELIURES DES QUINZIEME, SEIZIEME, DIX-SEPTIEME, DIX-HUITIEME ET DIX-NEUVIEME SICLES
Sonntag Jun., Carl
Catalogue XXI. Avec 52 Planches dont 9 en Coleurs.
K-S 1461; Mejer no.1540; Brenni no.278. A superb catalogue with text in French and German, well-illustrated and with prices given. Total of 52 separately bound-in plates. "In Germany, Gustav Nebehay, partner of the firm of C. G. Boerner, commissioned his father-in-law, the bookbinder Carl Sonntag, to compile a handsome binding catalogue on the French model." - Breslauer, The Uses of Bookbinding Literature, pp. 24-5. Pencil note on the endpaper states that this copy came from the Howard Nixon sale. Minor cover rubbing.
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> from the collection of David Richardson
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> THE BIBLIOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY, 1892-1942, STUDIES IN RETROSPECT.