The Estelle Doheny collection. Part I, Fifteenth-century Books including the Gutenberg bible
Christie, Manson & Woods International, New York, 1987, Limited edition of 100 copies for presentation. Dark blue cloth boards, gilt lettering to spine and front cover. On rear cover gilt oval frame with words Ex Libris Estelle Doheny in gilt within. No dustwrapper as issued. The presentation copies have gilt edges and a ribbon marker. Unnumbered copy. 12ins x 8.5ins, 302pp, (ii), 3pp. Colour and mono illustrations within the text, including some folding plates. Lots 1 to 136. Includes images of rubbings of binding tools, index of lots in Goff order, and an essay by Eberhard Konig on Illuminated Incunabula in the Doheny Library. A Fine bright copy of the presentation edition.
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