- Wien: Gerlach & Schenk, 1896-1908.
- half calf portfolio, with cloth backed boards, gilt stamping and illustration on upper boards with tipped-in illustration
- Hundreds of plates
Price: $2,000.00 other currencies
Order Nr. 76178
First edition. Text in German. This complete multi-volume set contains over 1,400 large plates of drawings (many color) in the Graphische Sammlung Albertina, Vienna, and other European collections. Includes titlepage printed in color, foreword and table of contents for each volume. Representing drawings by Old Masters such as Dürer, Rembrandt, Raphael, Rubens and others. Volumes 11 and 12 compiled by Jos. Meder. Lacking title page for Volume 5. Minor rubbing to extremities of portfolios. Some cracking and weakening to hinges of some of the portfolios. Paper labels affixed to spines. A commemorative booklabel which indicates that this set came from the reference library of H.P. Kraus purchased by Oak Knoll Books at the auction sale is loosely inserted.