EUROPEAN AMERICANA: A CHRONOLOGICAL GUIDE TO WORKS PRINTED IN EUROPE RELATING TO THE AMERICAS, 1493-1750.
Alden, John and Dennis C. Landis (editors)
First volume (of six volumes) covering 1493-1600. Entirely superseding Joseph Sabin's Bibliotheca Americana, which appeared between 1868 and 1936, European Americana is now, first of all, the most comprehensive bibliographical guide to the entire printed record of European consciousness of the Americas. With more than 30,000 entries. With number of pages and locations of copies. Also gives bibliographical references to each work. Contains a short history of Americana bibliography and indices by printers, booksellers, geographic location, author, title and subject.
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by Anderson, Hans Christian.
Limited to 200 numbered and signed copies. Illustrated, designed, and produced by Elfriede Abbe. Abbe (1919-) is a scupltor and wood engraver who has won numerous prizes for her work. Printed on Linweave hand-made paper. Printed on a Chandler and Price platen press, manually operated. Loosely inserted is an A.L.S. from Abbe dated 1996 in which she talks about this book and even enclosed a marbled paper sample to show the color of the binding and a sample page of the text with an illustration. The letter must have worked as the collector bought the book.