EARLY PRINTED BOOKS, MAJOR ACQUISITIONS OF THE PIERPONT MORGAN LIBRARY 1924-1974.
Preface by Charles Ryskamp and introduction by Paul Needham.
Well printed and illustrated.
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ALBUM PER L'ESPOSIZIONE DI BELLE ARTI E MESTIERI IN SAVON...
by Reci(usione) Militare
Text in Italian. Each page framed by beautifully color printed ornaments and borders. The printing itself is partially done in various colors on different backgrounds. See Fumagalli, Lexicon typographicum p. 387 (for Savona where printing started in 1474). A magnificent Italian type specimen issued by the Military Printing Department of Savona to celebrate the opening of an art exhibition there. Printed on fine paper. A scarce book with no copies located by WorldCat, COPAC, ICCU (2900 Italian libraries). Edges bumped, with one edge severely bumped. Some spotting on cover.