27 - 28 June 2006
[MINIATURE BOOK]. 't Nieuw Groot hoorns Lied-Boekje. Hoorn: Reinier Beukelman [c.1750].
8o (75 x 48 mm). (Lacks a few leaves at end.) Contemporary green velvet, crowned silver central piece the upper cover bears the inintals "LM" the lower cover "AWVA," silver corner pieces, two sliver clasps, gilt and gauffered edges (velvet on sides vanished, light wear to spine ends).
A velvet miniature book binding with graceful silver furniture. Mikrobiblion 147.
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