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    Sale 1922

    Fine Printed Books and Manuscripts Including Americana

    3 December 2007, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 527

    [KELMSCOTT PRESS]. Some German Woodcuts of the Fifteenth Century. Edited by Sidney C. Cockerell. Hammersmith: Kelmscott Press, 1897 [issued 1898].

    Price Realised  

    [KELMSCOTT PRESS]. Some German Woodcuts of the Fifteenth Century. Edited by Sidney C. Cockerell. Hammersmith: Kelmscott Press, 1897 [issued 1898].

    4o (290 x 210mm). Golden type, printed in red and black; thirty-five line-block illustrations, one woodcut initial. Original Holland-backed blue paper boards, uncut (upper panel with a few marks and lightly browned at the edges, corners slightly worn). Provenance: Gerard F.T. Leather (heraldic bookplate); M.S. Slocum (signature).

    LIMITED EDITION. One of 225 copies on paper of a total edition of 233. Peterson A 49.


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