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Illustrated by Johann [Hans] Sibmacher (German, died in 1611), Publisher Balthasar Caimox (German, 16th century)

Place of Publication: Nuremberg, Germany

Catalogue Raisonné

Berlin 1494; Hollstein, German, LXII, pp. 3-13, nos. 1167-1202; Lotz 32b; Lipperheide Yda88


Overall: 15.3 x 20 x 1.3 cm (6 x 7 7/8 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 34 etchings

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Nuremberg: Balthasar Caimox, 1597) Quarto; 36 leaves [lacking engraved title, first two letterpress leaves, and last plate]; 19th-century gilt-stamped half red morocco, marbled paper boards; tan cloth box.

Illustrations of designs for lace

Nuremberg: Balthasar Caimox, 1597


Edmond Foulc (his sale Paris, June 3-6, 1914, cat. 371); A. Berard; Herbert Reichner, Stockbridge, MA, from whom purchased by MFA, November 14, 1962.

Credit Line

William A. Sargent Fund