THE DREAM OF POLIPHILUS: Facsimiles of One Hundred and Sixty-eight Woodcuts in "Hypnerotomachia Poliphili"; Being Reproductions of the Woodcuts in the Dream of Poliphilus (Hypnerotomachia Polihili) Printed at Venice by Aldus in 1499.

London: Department of Science and Art in Photo-Lithography by W. Griggs, 1893. Original mock Vellum binding shows soiling; front and rear hinges repaired and strengthened; internals bright and free of marking; GOOD RESEARCH COPY. With an introductory notice, and descriptions by J.W. Appell. The artist, or designer, of the woodcuts is unknown, but they have been attributed to Giovanni Bellini, Andrea Mantegna, Carpaccio, Jacopo de' Barbari, the Master of the Dolphin; the author, Francesco Colonna, and several others. [xiii], [1] pages, [80] leaves of plates. Tall 4to. Item #15902

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