[Featured Lot]. [Incunabula]. Wilhelm Ludwig Schreiber. Handbuch der Holz- und Metallschnitte des XV Jahrhunderts, Vols. I - VIII. Leipzig: Karl W. Hiersemann, 1926-1930.
    First edition thus. Krown & Spellman retail: $800. Complete in eight folio volumes. Rebound in later plastic coated cloth. Some with spines slightly leaning. Extremities gently rubbed. Light foxing to textblock edges, else very good.

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    "The indispensable study and catalogue of single-leaf woodcuts and metalcuts of the 15th century. V1-6 constitute a revision and amplification of V1-3 of the earlier Manuel (N54). The Handbuch also includes a text volume on the history and technique of the relief print (v.7) and a supplementary volume (v.8)." Arntzen & Rainwater. Arntzen & Rainwater N53. Chamberlin 1553. Bohatta/Hodes 71. From the Krown & Spellman Collection.

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