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VAN DER VEKENE (E.) HAMANOVA (P.) & NIXON (H. M.). Les Reliures aux Armoiries de Pierre Ernest de Mansfeld. Foreword by J. Guignard.1978

Luxembourg: Éditions de L'Imprimerie Saint-Paul, Small folio (345 x 250 mm), 121, [5]pp., limited to 800 copies, 19 coloured plates of bindings tipped-in, 23 illustrs., in the text (including 10 of bindings), orig. cloth, gilt, d.w. Signed and dated by Nixon on front fly-leaf; 2 page T.L.s from Van Der Vekene; related T.L.s from Anthony Hobson; numerous reviews for the book tipped-in. Comprised of 3 articles: Le Bibliophile Pierre Ernest de Mansfeld et l'Histoire de ses Reliures by Van Der Vekene; Paris Bindings for Peter Ernst von Mansfeld by Nixon; and Einbände mit Supralibros des Grafen Peter Ernst von Mansfeld in der Bohmischen Schossbibliothek Opocno by Hamanova. There are also plates of Mansfeld's armorial bindings with descriptions by Van Der Vekene. Provenance: From the library of Howard M. Nixon (1909-1983), British librarian and bookbinding historian.

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