Corpus Rubenianum Ludwig Burchard, XXI: Book illustrations and title-pages View larger
Judson (J. Richard); Van de Velde (Carl), born 1940

Corpus Rubenianum Ludwig Burchard, XXI: Book illustrations and title-pages

London & Philadelphia, Harvey Miller / Heyden & Son, 1978
Two volumes (27 cm), I: (8) 362 pp. II: (6), pp.363-552, plus 294 black & white illustrations. Uniform publisher’s cloth, pictorial dust jackets. - Catalogue of the book illustrations for which Rubens either provided designs for the engraver (his favourite was Cornelis Galle) or supervised the execution (Erasmus Quellinus). Each illustration or title-page is described in detail, reproduced, and accompanied by a resumé of the contents of the volume it illustrates. An appendix lists all the books published by the Plantin Press in the design of which Rubens had a hand. ¶ Short tear (1 cm) in each dust jacket. Lacking publisher’s plain card slipcase.
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