Book Description

BRANT, Sebastian An original leaf from the first edition of Alexander Barclay's English translation of Sebastian Brant's "Ship of Fools", printed by Richard Pynson in 1509. With an essay by James D. Hart. San Francisco, Printed for James Magee, by the Grabhorn Press, 1938. [2], 15, [1] p. Leaf CLXIX of the 1509 Pynson printing tipped in. Cloth backed patterned boards with a paper spine label printed in red. Page 1 has a 6 line capital T painted in red and each page has hand coloured marginal woodcuts. Marginal notes printed in red. One of 260 copies. A fine copy.
Author BRANT, Sebastian
Date 1938.
Publisher Grabhorn Press

Price: £400.00

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