Freeman's Auction
(Facsimile Manuscripts) 1 Vol. Stassof [Stasov], Vladimir; Gunzburg, David. L'Ornement Hebreu. [Ornamentation des anciens manuscrits hebreux de la Bibliotheque Imperiale Publique de St. Petersburg]. Berlin, 1905. Folio, contemporary three-fourths red morocco and marbled boards, gilt-lettered spine; joints and extremities rubbed. 4to text booklet (printed in Leipzig, 1919) spine hinged on blank sheet. With 27 gold enhanced chromolithographic plates, including color title. Plates starting to darken at edges - but images generally clean and attractive. Plate leaf size, 22 1/2 x 17 3/4 inches; 572 x 450 mm. Ex-library: ink stamp at foot of text dedication page, call number at foot of spine of binding. Plates free of library markings.
Estimate $1,000-1,500


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Sold for $5,938 (buyer's premium included)