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The Art of Wood-Engraving in Italy in the Fifteenth Century by  Friedrich Lippmann - First Edition - 1888 - from Temple Rare Books and

The Art of Wood-Engraving in Italy in the Fifteenth Century

by Lippmann, Friedrich

Condition: Good

London: Bernard Quaritch, 1888. xxii, 179pp, [1]. Original quarter morocco and cloth, smooth back with title in gilt to spine, t.e.g. Spine faded and rubbed, chipped to spine ends with some loss, corners bumped. Edges of text block foxed, with occasional light foxing to text, but generally clean. Previous owner's book plate to front pastedown (Welbeck Abbey), with long gift inscription to the Duke of Portland to ffep. First Edition. Quarter Morocco and Cloth. Good. 4to.
  • Bookseller: Temple Rare Books GB (GB)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 000941
  • Title: The Art of Wood-Engraving in Italy in the Fifteenth Century
  • Author: Lippmann, Friedrich
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Good
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Bernard Quaritch
  • Place: London
  • Date published: 1888
  • Keywords: Noisbn, Wood-Engraving, Quaritch, Italian Books, Incunabla
  • Size: 4to


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