Catalogue of watermarks in Italian printed maps ca. 1540-1600 (Biblioteca di bibliografia Italiana, 141)
Florence, Leo S. Olschki, 1996
(25 cm), 204 pp., 335 illustrations. Publisher’s laminated pictorial boards. - An invaluable tool for dating the paper on which maps, prints, and books were printed. Presents over three-hundred photographic images of watermarks, selected from some 1200 beta-radiographs of watermarks gathered by the author from maps issued mostly in composite atlases printed in Venice and Rome between 1540 and 1600. Graphic Index (pp.195-204). ¶ Fine, unmarked copy.