Catalogue of watermarks in Italian printed maps ca. 1540-1600 (Biblioteca di bibliografia Italiana, 141) View larger
Woodward (David Alfred), 1942-2004

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.
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