TYPOGRAPHIA NATURALIS. Roderick Cave, Geoffrey Wakeman.


(Leaf Book).
  • Wymondham: Brewhouse Press, 1967.
  • 4to.
  • quarter leather over boards, impression of nature printed leaf on front cover.
  • 37 pages with five tipped-in plates.

Price: $225.00  other currencies

Order Nr. 120132

First edition, limited to 333 numbered copies. History of printing illustrations for natural history books and others directly from the specimens described, i.e., Nature Printing. Chapters on "Early Nature Printing," "The Nineteenth Century," "Postscript: The Twentieth Century." With reproductions of three early specimens and two actual nature prints executed by Rigby Graham and Morris Cox. Toned along edges of covers.