CATALOGUE DES LIVRES IMPRIMÉS OU PUBLIÉS À CAEN AVANT LE MILIEU DU XVIe SIÈCLE. Léopold Delisle.

CATALOGUE DES LIVRES IMPRIMÉS OU PUBLIÉS À CAEN AVANT LE MILIEU DU XVIe SIÈCLE.

(Incunabula).

2 volumes.

  • Caen: H. Delesques, 1903-1904.
  • 8vo.
  • later full cloth, leather spine labels, original paper wrappers bound in
  • xiv, 354+(2); cxxxii, 178+(2) pages, plates

Price: $175.00  other currencies

Order Nr. 76167

First edition. (Besterman, 5094). A two-volume catalogue of the printing and incunabula in Caen, followed by discussions of printers, booksellers, and noteworthy libraries. Includes 403 bibliographical references. Delisle (1826-1910) was a curator of the manuscripts collection in the Bibliothèque Impériale, and is admired for his scholarship in illuminated manuscripts and early printed books. Elaborately illustrated with engravings illustrating the early printings in Caen. Wear to spine labels. Text in French. Bookplate on front pastedown indicates that this book came from the reference library and stock of H. P. Kraus.