Miniature Exlibris: Horodisch, Abraham Miniature Exlibris: Horodisch, Abraham

Miniature Exlibris

Horodisch, Abraham

Published by Erasmus Buchhandlung, Amsterdam, 1966
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5 x 5.9 cm. The first essay on miniature bookplates and the first in miniature format. The author together with a friend founded the bibliophile Eurhorion Verlag in 1920. A company that would produce fine and beautiful books in limited editions. He later left his business partner to join another firm. He soon set up his own publishing house and others over the years under various names. Limited to 200 copies each numbered and lettered "E" or "M". The present copy is E60. Text in German, pages 93-95 has a summery in English. Foreword by Gianni Mantero, 95pp., with textual illustrations in red and black, (14) miniature illustrations of miniature bookplates situated at the rear. The bookplate example above measures 4x5mm. A fine copy bound in full maroon leather lettered and ruled in gilt. Gianni Mantero of Como, Italy was considered to be the world's greatest collector of miniature book plates. He had commissioned various artist to design miniature plates for him. Some of these plates make up those illustration at the rear of this book. Bookseller Inventory # 019525

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Title: Miniature Exlibris

Publisher: Erasmus Buchhandlung, Amsterdam

Publication Date: 1966

Edition: Limited Edition.

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