Very Good. First Edition, limited to 300 copies of which this is #48. Large folio, [ii], 25 pp. Illustrated original leaf LXV tipped in, with wonderful woodcuts of Babylon. Facsimile of title, frontispiece and numerous illustrations and facsimiles in text. Original marbled boards backed in calf, five raised bands on spine, gilt-lettered red morocco spine label. Sunning to edges; corners and edges rubbed. Limited staining at rear lower right with three small abrasions. Calf backstrip shows mild deterioration. A nice, clean copy. Carefully shipped in secure parcel. Ask all questions; glad to respond. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: The Nuremberg Chronicle; or, The Book of ...
Publisher: Printed for The Book Club of California by John Henry Nash
Publication Date: 1930
Edition: First edition
Book Description San Francisco: Printed for The Book Club of California by John Henry Nash, 1930. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Size of binding: 12 7/8 in. x 19 in. Quarter-bound morocco leather with marbled paper over boards. Five raised bands on the spine. Red morocco spine label with gilt titling. [ii], 25 pp. An original leaf of text and the floor plan of Solomon's temple is tipped in . Facsimiles of original pages and reproductions of woodcuts and other facsimiles throughout the text. Copy No. 116 of 300 copies. The text is an account of the making and the contents of The Nuremberg Chronicle. The ends of the leather spine show some shelf wear. The cover corners show wear. Tanning to the end-papers. There is foxing to the original leaf and to the surrounding pages. Weight is 2 lbs. Bookseller Inventory # ABE-1315647030