Conway (William Martin) - The Woodcutters of the Netherlands in the Fifteenth Century.


Conway (William Martin) - The Woodcutters of the Netherlands in the Fifteenth Century.

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The Woodcutters of the Netherlands in the Fifteenth Century. By William Martin Conway. In three parts: I. History of the woodcutters. II. Catalogue of the Woodcuts. III. List of the books containing woodcuts.8vo, xvii, [2], 359, [1] p. ; 23 cm., Cambridge : University Press, 1884.
Grained blue cloth, spine gilt. Ownership signature. A very good copy indeed.
Pt. I-II. Woodcuts from the block-books. Louvain, Utrecht, and Bruges (1475-1484). Leeu's early workmen at Gouda and Antwerp (1480-1491). The Haarlem woodcutter and his school (1483-1500). Foreign woodcuts used by Leeu and others (1485, 1491). Zwolle (1484-1500). Delft (1477-1498). Brussels and Louvain (1484-1496). Gouda, Deventer, Leyden, and Schoonhoven (1486-1500). Late Antwerp woodcuts (1487-1500). Appendix: Audenarde and Ghent (1480-1490) -- Pt. III. List of the books containing woodcuts: Block-books. Presses.

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