Hirsch (Rudolf), 1906-1996

The decoration of a 1486 book wrapper and its reappearance in 1531

New York, Renaissance Society of America, 1959
Offprint from Studies in the Renaissance, volume 6 (1959), pp.167-174. - Illustrates the Augsburg wrappers covering copies of the Historia von den sieben weisen Meistern (Augsburg: Johann Schönsperger, 1486) and Ausschreiben durchs Chur vnd Furstenthumb zu Sachssen: etlich nöttige stuck, zuerhaltung Christlicher zucht, belangend ([Coburg: Hans Bär] 1531). The latter pamphlet was acquired by the University of Pennsylvania in 1957 (shelfmark: GC5 J5962 531a). Hirsch’s essay complements W.A. Jackson, “Printed wrappers of the fifteenth to the eighteenth centuries” in Harvard Library Bulletin, volume 6 (1952), pp.313-321. ¶ Good, unmarked copy.
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