Atlas on the History of Spectacles (Volume 1)
30.5cm x 22cm. xxxv, , 396 pages, black and white illustrations. Blue half leather, gilt lettering, raised bands.
Volume 1 only of the 2 volume set. Volume One being a catalogue of spectacles from the collections of Carl Zeiss, Otto Hallauer, and Pierre Marly. Translated from the German by Frederick C. Blodi with an introduction by Dr. Wolfgang Pfeiffer, ‘A Short History of Spectacles’ by H. W. Holtmann, and ‘A Contribution to the History of Contact Lenses’ by Hans-Walter Roth Ulm. This being one of the deluxe edition bound in half leather by K. N. W. Page & Co., Edinburgh.
Bookplate and two emboss stamps of Paul Henkind. Near Fine Condition.
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