"This new collection of title-pages is concerned exclusively with decorative (as opposed to typographic) title-pages. Dealing with all periods of the printed book, it offers a graphic summary of a stylistic evolution and an extremely valuable pictorial archive of designs, motifs, and type faces from 500 years of beautiful books." -- back cover.
I. The Period of the Woodcut Title
II. The Etched of Engraved Title
III. The Nineteenth Century and Beyond
Bibliography and Sources of the Plates