SPANISH AND PORTUGUESE 16TH CENTURY BOOKS IN THE DEPARTMENT OF PRINTING AND GRAPHIC ARTS.
- Cambridge: The Houghton Library, 1985.
- small 4to.
- stiff paper wrappers.
- x, 94, (2) pages.
Price: $20.00 other currencies
Order Nr. 60766
A catalogue from the exhibition held at The Houghton Library in 1985, which featured Spanish and Portuguese books from the sixteenth century. A near fine copy.
Almost all of the books were collected and donated by the late Philip Hofer, founding Curator of the Department. This collection provides an overall view of printing and illustration of the time, and documents the history of printing by region, even by city. It contains 210 entries and is illustrated and indexed. From the reference library of Philadelphia Rare Books & Manuscripts with their bookplate included.