Description

    Rare Portfolio With Beautiful Early Illustrated Leaves

    G. M. L. Brown [editor]. Specimens of Woodcuts and Engraving: A Portfolio of Original Leaves Taken From Rare and Notable Illustrated Books. New York: Foliophiles, [1926].

    First edition, limited to 120 copies of which this is number 98. 15 printed folders, each containing an original leaf with a woodcut or copper-engraving, set loose in publisher's paper drop-front folding box along with prefatory leaf. Paper label mounted to box front containing title and imprint. Limitation label mounted to verso of lid. A fine set.

    Beautiful selection of leaves ranging in date from 1485 to 1697. Examples include the Hortus Sanitatis of Johann von Cube, 1517; Pierre Belon's De Aqatilibus, 1553; and Sebastian Munster's Cosmographia Universalis, 1559.


    Fees, Shipping, and Handling Description: Books & Catalogs (view shipping information)

    Sales Tax information  |  Terms and Conditions

    Bidding Guidelines and Bid Increments

    Glossary of Terms

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    October, 2010
    14th-16th Thursday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 2
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 674

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    19.5% of the successful bid (minimum $14) per lot.

    Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    VIEW BENEFITS
    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
      winnings 
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Consign to the 2018 March 27 Luxury Accessories Signature Auction - Dallas.

    Learn about consigning with us

    I don’t often do testimonials but in this case I felt truly obligated to thank Heritage Auctions for the extremely professional job your organization did for me.
    Charlie K.,
    Pittsburgh, PA
    View More Testimonials

    HA.com receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source: Similarweb.com)

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search

    Recent auctions

    2017 November 10 Space Exploration - Dallas
    2017 November 10 Space Exploration - Dallas
    REALIZED SO FAR $852,131