Balduinus, B. [Benedictus]. With Julius Nigronus
Title De Calceo Antiquo, et Jul. Nigronus De Caliga Veterum. Accesserunt Ex Q. Sept. Fl. Tertulliani, C. Salmas I and Alb. Ruben I, Sereptis Plurima Ejusdem Argumenti
Book Condition Good
Publisher Lipsiae Joh. Georg. Loewium 1733
Seller ID 019524
Lipsiae: Joh. Georg. Loewium, 1733. In Latin. Well-illustrated and comprehensive history of footwear, with 28 engraved plates (including the engraved title), seven of which are folding. Includes two titles in one binding, the second also dated 1733, its own title page and separate pagination. Eighteenth century binding with marbled boards, , , 330, ; 210,  pages, 14 cm tall. Covers worn and chipped at the extremities, spine painted a rude metallic gold, vertical split to spine covering with an old repair evident, text block sound, pages lightly age-toned but very clean, text and plates both very good, name and 1904 date on front free endpaper. . Hard Cover. Good. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall.
FOOTWEAR SHOES HISTORY COMMENTARY ILLUSTRATED WOODCUTS