COURTIERS AND CANNIBALS, ANGELS AND AMAZONS. Rodney Shirley.

COURTIERS AND CANNIBALS, ANGELS AND AMAZONS.

The art of the decorative cartographic titlepage. Pp. 272, printed in red, brown & black, illustrated throughout in colour and black & white, footnotes, references, bibliography, index; med. 4to; dust wrapper, front panel slightly scratched; Hes & De Graaf, Houten, 2009. First edition. *'Over the time period covered by the present publication - roughly from the 1470s to the 1870s - very many printed books opened with an attractive decorative title page or frontispiece.... [This book] includes examples emanating from Italy, Germany, Switzerland, Austria, the Netherlands (including Flanders), France, Spain, England, and some later examples published in the United States' [wrapper blurb]. Item #105591

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