Münster: Landschaftsverband Westfalen-Lippe, Westfälisches Landesmuseum für Kunst und Kulturgeschichte, 1983. 4to, original pictorial card covers. 364 pages; illustrated. Near fine. Item #6035
An excellent exhibition catalogue based on the portrait archives representing the life work of the antiquarian bookseller Baron Hans-Dietrich von Diepenbroick-Grueter (1902–1980), which were bequeathed to the Landesmuseum. The exhibition herein described took place during 1983–1984 at the Landesmuseum in Münster, the Kestner-Museum in Hannover, and the Antikenmuseen Berlin. Following a series of scholarly essays, including Frank Berger’s “Die Geschichte der antiken Numismatik,” is a remarkable series of 181 biographies written by Berghaus, accompanied by period illustrations of “1506–1640 Humanisten, Philologen, Historiker, Numismatiker, Sammler, Künstler.” Kolbe 548.