Woodcut vignette on title. Title printed in red & black. 2 p.l., xii, , 122 pp., one leaf. 8vo, green morocco, signed “Emile Rousselle,” triple gilt fillet round sides, arms in gilt of Isidoro Fernández in center of each cover, spine richly gilt. Paris: A. Aubry, 1873.
One of six copies printed on vellum (of a total edition of 606 copies) of this valuable history of the early art and book collectors of France. Bonnaffé (1825-1903), French scholar and man of letters, wrote many books on art history and the art market as well as catalogues of collections of art.
A very fine copy. With the leather bookplate of Isidoro Fernández (1878-1963).
Item ID: 3325