Catalogo n° 346: Miscellanea di libri, stampe, disegni, vedute e carte geografiche, dal XV al XX secolo.Published on 11 Sept. 2020
Woodburn Catalogue 27 WildflowersPublished on 22 July 2020
Catalogue #27 (September 2019), “Wildflowers,” contains 80 items including two significant 19th century American color plate titles: William P.C. Barton’s FLORA OF NORTH AMERICA (Philadelphia 1821-23) with 106 hand-colored plates; and Asa Strong’s THE AMERICAN FLORA (NY 1855) bound in four elaborately gilt-tooled volumes, with 191 colored plates. In addition, a “Collection of Books on the Botany of the Caribbean, Central America, and Northern South America” is also offered. It contains 95 books on the flora of this region including Francisco Sauvalle’s scarce FLORA CUBANA (Havana 1873) as well as an inscribed copy of Blas Pablo Reko’s privately printed MITOBOTANICA ZAPOTECA (Tacubaya, Mexico 1945).
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EHON-JAPANESE PICTURE BOOKSPublished on 15 July 2020
What follows is a list of traditional Japanese ehon 絵本. Simply put, ehon are “picture books.” The term embraces many different approaches to book illustration, from those works that are primarily textual and simply enlivened by plates, to works that are really printed gachō 画帳 or gafu 画譜.[...] Read more