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A Comparable Event only One Generation later
of the Catalog’s partly Colored Édition de Luxe
Schreiber, Sammlung W(ilhelm) L(udwig). Monumenta Xylographica. Catalog of the auction. 614 lots. Vienna, Gilhofer & Ranschburg, auction XXVIII, March 3rd/4th, 1909. VIII pp., 1 leaf, 89 pp. With
72 (1 in color, 25 colored by hand) illustrations on 40 plates
and 12 text illustrations. Fresh natural cloth with title on spine & orig. wrappers bound with. Two edges uncut.
No. 30 of the Édition de Luxe on light laid paper with armorial watermark of 1755. – Pages III-VI as mistakenly not bound with loose double leaf, pp. 15/16 bound wrongly. Plates 7 & 8 erroneously bound wrongly, 21-24 close to the text. – Title & orig. wrappers somewhat foxing.
Form cuts of the 15th century (1-77) – wooden panel prints (78 f.) – woodcuts of the 16th century (80-457) – Chiaroscuros (458-590) – Incunabula of copper engravings (591-614).
Offer no. 13,285 / EUR 217. (c. US$ 262.) + shipping