1526; Johannes Huttichius; 2nd Edition; Post Incunable; Strasbourg, Wolfgang Köpfel; Illustrated by Hans Weiditz; Full 18th or 19th Century Rebound Leather; 14/178/4 Pages +2 blank leaves at front and back; w3.8"xh5.7"; Latin Text; Extremely Rare!
A Brilliant full Olive Morroco leather cover design with ornate gold floral boards and binding, gold gilding to cover edges, marble page edges, with a gorgeous illustrated title page with Publisher's crest and with gorgeous border illustrations of a Bacchus nature, with 187 woodcut medallion portraits throughout, 76 roundels left blank, large woodcut device on last page, and a Great History Read; With Life of the Author!!!
Second edition of this important collection of portraits of Roman and Holy German emperors, based on representation of early coins.
Condition is Very Good. Some wear to edges, dulled gold to edges/spine, few lighten spots/marks to back board, little wear to hinges, hinges a bit tight when opening, would handle with care, but holding very well, old bookplate Van Damme, title page slightly trimmed at side, slight age toning, but for age pages are very good, text block are very good for over 490 years old!