Rudolf II and Prague : The court and the city (catalogue accompanying an exhibition held at Prague Castle, 30 May-7 September 1997)
London, Prague Castle / Thames and Hudson / Skira, 1997
(31 cm), ix (3), 792 pp., approximately 300 colour and 1250 black & white illustrations. Publisher’s cloth binding, pictorial dust jacket. - Catalogue for the largest exhibition ever held in Prague, with detailed catalogue entries for some 1885 objects. Thirty-one essays by an international team of experts, including Lee Hendrix (Natural history illustration at the Court of Rudolph II), Dorothy Limouze (Engraving at the Court of Prague), Mirjam Bohatcová (Book-printing and other forms of publishing in Prague, 1550-1650), Radim Vondráček (Bookbinding: style and ornament). ¶ Excellent, unmarked copy.