Hofer (Philip), 1898-1984

Variant copies of the 1499 Poliphilus

London, Curwen Press, 1932
(22 cm), 19 (1) pp., illustrations. Publisher’s printed wrappers. - Essay followed by “A list of variations found in copies of the 1499 Poliphilus”, based on a comparison of twelve copies, with details of the vellum copy in the Spencer Collection (ex-Bishop Butler, Lord Vernon, Sir George Holford; New York Public Library, Spencer Coll. Ital. 1499), Grenville Kane copy (ex-Burlington, Tweedmouth, Quaritch 1919; Princeton University Library, NE910.I8 C6 1499), and “regular” copies of the edition. Similar text appeared in the Bulletin of the New York Public Library, volume 36 (1932), pp.475-486. ¶ Wrapper lightly soiled. Paper fragile, tears.
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