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ESSLING, André Prosper Victor Eugène Napoléon Masséna, Duc de Rivoli, Prince d' (1836-1910). Études sur l'art de la gravure sur bois à Venise. Les Missels imprimés à Venise de 1481 a 1600. Description - Illustration - Bibliographie. Paris: J. Rothschild, 1896.

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ESSLING, André Prosper Victor Eugène Napoléon Masséna, Duc de Rivoli, Prince d' (1836-1910). Études sur l'art de la gravure sur bois à Venise. Les Missels imprimés à Venise de 1481 a 1600. Description - Illustration - Bibliographie. Paris: J. Rothschild, 1896.

2 parts in one, 2o (395 x 290 mm). 2 titles, one with hand-colored vignette, the other with hand-colored coat-of-arms, plates (5 mounted on blue paper) and illustrations in text. Contemporary brown half morocco, top edge gilt (lightly rubbed). Provenance: J.R. Abbey (bookplate).

LIMITED EDITION, number 226 of 290 copies on papier teinté from an edition of 300. A sumptuously produced book on Venetian missals.
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