[Sale Catalogue of] The George Abrams Collection
( Early Printed Books ) ABRAMS, George
NEAR FINE COPY
Published: Sotheby, 1989
Stock code: 1466
4to., First Edition, with coloured frontispiece, very numerous fine coloured and monochrome plates (a number full-page) in the text, and monogrammed endpapers; burgundy buckram, upper board lettered in gilt with mounted coloured illustration, gilt back, partially unopened, a near fine copy.
The catalogue of this outstanding collection of fine fifeenth and sixteenth century books is printed in Abrams Venetian, the typeface designed by Abrams for the use of the Printer of the Royal Danish Court. The sale, held 16-17 November 1989, comprised no fewer than 238 lots. The catalogue includes full indexes and a bibliography.