Fontaine Verwey (Herman de la), 1903-1989
Woude (Sape van der), 1911-2001, editor

Studia bibliographica in honorem Herman de la Fontaine Verwey

Amsterdam, Menno Hertzberger, 1967
(25 cm), 480 pp., [78] pages of plates (including frontispiece). Publisher’s cloth, dust jacket. - Texts by 29 contributors in English, French, or German, in honour of Herman de la Fontaine Verwey, director of the University Library, Amsterdam. Four studies are devoted to bindings: Georges Colin and Howard Nixon on Plantin bindings; Jacques Guignard on the atelier working for Louis XII and that of Simon Vostre; Luc Indestege on “heads-in-medallions” panels of Netherlandish origin; and E. de la Fontaine Verwey on a fine binding from the library of the Connétable Anne de Montmorency (in the Royal Library, The Hague). ¶ Short tear in dust jacket; otherwise a fine, unmarked copy.
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