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Stock# 69141
Description

One of the great California-published leaf books, being the California Book Club's Nuremberg Chronicle leaf book, the second such book ever published by the Club.

This example includes the attractive woodcut view of Venice (with Padua on the verso) from the 1493 Latin edition of the Nuremberg Chronicle. The book also includes a 25-page essay by Henry Lewis Bullen.

300 copies were printed.

Condition Description
Folio. Original ½ brown leather over faux marbled paper boards. Double-page woodcut view of Venice laid in. Prospectus and announcement of the drawing loosely inserted.