Order Nr. 123556 THE REMARKABLE STORY OF A BOOK MADE IN PADUA IN 1477, GENTILE DA FOLIGNO'S COMMENTARY ON AVICENNA PRINTED BY PETRUS MAUFER. Giovanni Mardersteig.

THE REMARKABLE STORY OF A BOOK MADE IN PADUA IN 1477, GENTILE DA FOLIGNO'S COMMENTARY ON AVICENNA PRINTED BY PETRUS MAUFER.

(Stamperia Valdonega).
  • London: Nattali & Maurice Ltd., (1967).
  • 8vo.
  • boards stamped in gilt.
  • 26, (2) pages.

Price: $40.00  other currencies

Order Nr. 123556

First edition in English, translated by Hans Schmoller and printed at the Stamperia Valdonega. Loosely inserted is a card which has the following handwritten message "With best regards, G. Mardersteig." Lacking the slipcase. Minor bumps to corners, else a near fine copy. Short history of the best documented case of 15th century printing and publishing. With a reproduction of the manuscript inventory of Maufer attached to a court document. Lacks slipcase.