Albrecht Durer's Randzeichnungen zum Gebetbuche des Kaisers Maximilian I nebst den acht Zeichnungen von Anderer Hand.

Leipzig. hardcover. 51pp. of color facsimiles, several text illustrations. Thin folio, original blue cloth, spine worn at head and tail, corners bumped. Leipzig, (ca 1882). Very good (+). very good(+).

Number 254 of 400 numbered copies on Buttenpapier, signed by the author. Vol. I of the series Albrecht Durer's Federzeichnungen und Holzschnittwerk, containing the fine imaginative marginal drawings in the Prayer-Book of Maximilian I (1515). The Prayer Book exemplifies Durer's "decorative" style, and his 45 drawings in colored ink were later augmented by Cranach, Burgkmair, Grien, Breu, and possibly Altdorfer.

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