27 - 28 June 2006
[LACE-BOOK]. SIBMACHER, Johann. Newes Modelbuch in Kipfer gemacht. Darinen allerhand Arth Newer Mödel von Duen Mittel und Dick aussgeschnidener Arbeit auch anden Kuenstlichen Nehwerck zu gebrauchen... Nuremberg, 1602.
Oblong 8o (149 x 187 mm). 58 engraved plates each with 2 or more lacework patterns. Contemporary calf, blind stamped with central arabesque medallion within a roll tooled border, "Model Buch" stamped in gilt dated "1603" on upper cover, silk ties, gilt edges (light staining and minor worming). Provenance: Carl J. Ulmann (bookplate).
Second edition of this very rare lace book, with excellent impressions of the engravings in a fine contemporary binding. Brunet supplement I:368; Lipperheide Yda 96.
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