Hofer (Philip), 1898-1984
Harvard University, College Library, Department of Printing and Graphic Arts

Baroque book illustration : a short survey from the collection in the Department of Graphic Arts, Harvard College Library

Cambridge, MA, Harvard University Press, 1970
(30 cm), (6) 45 pp., 149 illustrations on 112 p. Publisher’s cloth, dust jacket. - Reprint with new introductory material of the 1951 edition, in which Hofer, the initiator and spiritus rector of the Department of Graphic Arts in the Harvard College Library, presented about 150 of some 1000 illustrated baroque books collected under his aegis. Although the “Introduction” and “Descriptions of Reproductions” are brief, they offer some important and original observations. ¶ Fine copy.


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