Text in German. Designed by J.E. Walbaum (1768-1839), a founder at Goslar and Weimar. Marketed by Berthold and Monotype starting in 1934. (Jaspert, Berry and Johnson 236). Includes a brief historical synopsis.
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CHALCOGRAPHIMANIA; OR, THE PORTRAIT-COLLECTOR AND PRINTSE...
by Sculptor Esq., Satiricus [Ireland, W. H.] ; Caulfield, J...
Two related volumes bound together. First -- Ireland : First edition, the only illustration is the frontispiece. A very long satirical poem regarding the collecting mania, especially for prints. Indexed by subject. Second -- Frontis is an engraving of Caulfield. Title page printed in red and black. Caulfield gives a biographical sketch of the engravers of importance and also lists values of specific prints. Joints broken. front board off with the rear boards barely holding. Worn at the extremities. Early owner's bookplate on front pastedown. Also with the bookplate and pencil signature of Gavin Bridson.