- London, England: Maggs Bros. 1975.
- xiv, 118, (2) pages. 149 plates (including two fold-out plates and one double fold-out).
Price: $110.00 other currencies
Order Nr. 573
One of 300 numbered copies signed by the author. Spine soiled, else very good. Being a bibliography of Mr. Besterman's excellent collection of books "illustrative of the arts" limited to those composed before 1700 with the aim to identify the printed sources of Western art. Medical books, military texts, and other diverse subject areas are included. Each entry is meticulously catalogued with full collations and appropriate and interesting remarks as to its printing history and reasons for inclusion. From the private reference library of Dorothy Sloan with a commemorative bookplate loosely inserted.