Hellinga Festschrift. Feestbundel. Mélanges. Forty-three studies in bibliography presented to Prof. Dr Wyzte Hellinga on the occasion of his retirement from the Chair of Neophilology in the University of Amsterdam at the end of the year 1978
Amsterdam, Nico Israel, 1980
(25 cm), xxvii (1), 576 pp., illustrations. Publisher’s cloth. - Preliminaries and summaries in English, forty-four contributions in English, German, French and Dutch, on manuscripts, early printing, printing types, bookbinding (the binder Jan Bruynink of Brussels; the Parisian bindings of William of Orange; the bindery in the Benedictine Abbey of Seligstadt am Main), and collecting (the private libraries of Isaac Casaubon and Johannes Protzen). Problems of incunabula concern Peter Amelung, Dominique Coq, Pieter Obbema, Frank Vandeweghe, Gerard van Thienen, David McKitterick, Valkema Blouw, Severin Corsten, S. van der Woude, Nicolas Barker, Dennis Rhodes, Elly Cockx-Indestege, Paul Needham, and A.K. Offenberg. Reviewed by H.D.L. Vervliet, in Quaerendo, volume 12 (1982), pp.173-176. ¶ Very good, unmarked copy.