Thick 8vo. 9 3/4 x 7 inches. (480) pp. Half-title, black-and-white frontispiece portrait of Verwey, title page and initials in red, text in French, German, and English, plates and tables throughout; text clean, unmarked. Red cloth, spine titled in gilt, dust-jacket in archival mylar; binding square and tight. Fine. This collection of essays in bibliography and allied subjects marked the occasion of Herman de la Fontaine Verwey's silver jubilee as Librarian of the University Library Amsterdam, November 1, 1966. Most of the 28 articles (13 English, 13 French, and 2 German) treat primarily aspects of sixteenth-century bibliography, culture, letters, and science with a few fifteenth- and seventeenth-century topics thrown in for good measure.
Herman de la Fontaine Verwey, Sape van der Woude, Studia Bibliographica in Honorem Herman de la Fontaine Verwy, Bibliography