First edition. Not in Agner. Title page designed by Dwiggins and printed in two colors. Loosely inserted is List No.11 from Putershein-Hingham advertising this book; a billhead made out for this copy and the printed envelope. 225 copies were printed of which 125 were for sale.
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First edition by J. Brandt & Zoon, Amsterdam. An exhibition catalogue of book arts examples including paper, printing, methods of illustrations, color work, bookbinding, etc. Includes catalogue entries for 151 different booksellers and bookmakers in the Netherlands. The fascinating part of the book is the advertising section which is 134 pages long and contains examples of the entire range of printing and illustration work by the important businesses of the day. Each example is a standard size and was printed for the catalogue. Highly detailed, multi-colored printing with fine typography and design. Minor foxing on preliminary pages.