Content: Provenance: J.R. Abbey (Abbey Coll. 7129), with his gilt superexlibris mounted on cloth covered case. Cf. Sotheby sales cat., 5/10/85, lot no. 55 and ill.
Content: Shows port facilities including airports, railroads and stations, highways, waterways, bridges, tunnels, and port district boundaries.
Content: Signatures: A-Q⁸, ²A-C⁸.
Content: Woodcut and type flower head- and tailpieces.
Content: "Euangelistarion" (48 p. at end) has special t.p. and separate paging and signatures.
Content: Illustrations: 4 prints : woodcut ; full-page. Signed: C [G?] R F. Subject: The four Evangelists. -- 1 print : engraving ; full-page. Architectural and historiated t.p. border, signed: Suor Isabella Piccini scolpì.
Content: Binding: Contemporary Venetian red velvet over wooden boards, profusely adorned with silver repoussé mounts: both covers surrounded by a shaped and engraved rocaille border; busts of the Evangelists with their symbols in the 4 corners of front cover, with Christ on the cross between the Virgin and St. John in center; busts of 4 prophets in the corners of back cover, with Christ rising from the tomb in center; spine covered by a panel of embossed and pierced acanthus leaves; 4 silver cast clasps with catches on border of front cover. Binding and clasps with the maker's mark L.V.