HISTOIRE DE L'IMPRIMERIE ET DE LA LIBRAIRIE.

  • Geneva, Switzerland: Slatkine Reprints, 1971.
  • 8vo.
  • cloth, spine gilt-stamped
  • (viii), 322, (26); (iv), (8), 8 pages

Price: $125.00  other currencies

Order Nr. 119754

Text in French. Two volumes in one. Reprint of original edition (Paris: Jean de la Caille, 1689). Original in Bigmore and Wyman I, 98. An important late 17th century work on the history of printing. Later scholars of that art relied on it. A history of early printing, arranged by city. Provides descriptions of the first printers, the titles they published, with transcriptions of colophons and devices. Indices of places and persons at end of first volume. Table of contents at end of second volume.

HISTOIRE DE L'IMPRIMERIE ET DE LA LIBRAIRIE. Jean De La Caille.
HISTOIRE DE L'IMPRIMERIE ET DE LA LIBRAIRIE.