Old Art Books Collected and Catalogued By Theodore Besterman
Besterman, Theodore

London Maggs Bros Limited 1975 First edition Elephant folio (very oversized). Slight wear to edges and corners of boards. Some spotting to front board. SIGNED by Besterman and numbered 210 of 300 copies printed on handmade paper. xiv, 118 p. w/ fold out frontis and 149 other illustrations reproduced from books mentioned in the text, some folding as well. Covers some 381 illustrated books from Besterman's colleciton, covering religion, medicine, military, and more, drawn from the 1400s to the 1600s. A great reference and an attractive book about books. A very heavy book. Very good Hardcover (Item ID: 17903)


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