Kissner (Franklin H.), 1909-1988
Grolier Club (New York)

Selections from the library of Franklin H. Kissner : the rediscovery of classical Rome in the sixteenth century (handlist for an exhibition held in the Grolier Club, New York, 13 December 1972-20 January 1973)

New York, Grolier Club, 1972
(23 cm), (2) 24 pp., illustrations. Publisher’s printed wrappers. - Privately-printed checklist of an exhibition of about forty prints and books. For Jean Grolier & His Friends: 125 Years of Grolier Club Exhibitions and Publications, 1884-2009 (New York 2009), P302. ¶ Pencil marks on wrappers; otherwise an excellent, unmarked copy.

Offered with Ten Roman etchings by Melchior Küsel (1622-1683) from the collection of Franklin H. Kissner ([Cambridge, MA]: [Houghton Library], 1980). (17 × 20 cm), [24] pp., illustrations. Publisher’s pictorial wrappers. - Reproduces views of Roman and imaginary landscapes, engraved by Küsel after drawings by J.W. Baur. Edition limited to 600 copies (“Three hundred copies have been printed for members of the Harvard Class of 1930 as a remembrance of their Farewell Tea in Houghton Library… June 5, 1980, at an exhibition of selections from Franklin H. Kissner’s Roman Books. An additional three hundred copies have been printed for sale” - cf. leaf [12]). ¶ Good copy.