E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Ltd (London)

[Stock catalogues, numbered series: 31] The Renaissance in France [cover title; title-page continues:] … the artists: G. Tory, Oronce Finé, Jean Cousin; the writers: Chastellain, Rabelais, Ronsard, Bonnefons; the scholars: Lefèvre d’Étaples, Budé, Turnèbe; the printers: Estienne, Colines, Vascosan, De Tournes

London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, 1934
(24 cm), 86 (2) pp., 12 leaves of plates (pls.I-XVI), text illustrations. 291 items; priced. Publisher’s printed wrappers. - Six plates reproduce bindings, made for Marcus Fugger, Jean Grolier (on Cardanus, De rerum varietate, 1557), Pietro Duodo, a collector employing the motto “Quiesco tandem”, a binding credited to Etienne Roffet (on Apostolorum et Sanctorum conciliorum Decreta, 1540), and a binding decorated by a pot cassé panel (on the 1531 Tory Book of Hours). ¶ Numerous pencil notations on covers; marks in corresponding margins of text.