SPLENDOUR OF ORNAMENT Specimens selected from the Essempio di recammi, the first Italian manual of decoration, Venice 1524 by Giovanni Antonio Tagliente His life and literary remains, the Essempio di recammi and his typographical style by Esther Potter Preface by Berthold Wolpe.
London.Lion and Unicorn Press. 1968. 72pp. Illustrated throughout in colour. Original patterned cloth Jacquard woven by James Lawson in the School of Textile Design of the Royal College of Art. Quarto. Number 389 of a limited edition of 400 copies. A near fine copy.