AN INTRODUCTION TO THE STUDY OF BIBLIOGRAPHY TO WHICH IS PREFIXED A MEMOIR ON THE PUBLIC LIBRARIES OF THE ANCIENTS. Thomas Hartwell Horne.
AN INTRODUCTION TO THE STUDY OF BIBLIOGRAPHY TO WHICH IS PREFIXED A MEMOIR ON THE PUBLIC LIBRARIES OF THE ANCIENTS.

AN INTRODUCTION TO THE STUDY OF BIBLIOGRAPHY TO WHICH IS PREFIXED A MEMOIR ON THE PUBLIC LIBRARIES OF THE ANCIENTS.

2 volumes.

  • London: T. Cadell and W. Davis, 1814.
  • 8vo.
  • 20th century quarter brown calf over cloth, five raised bands, red leather spine labels.
  • xxvi,(27)-402,clvi; (ii),403-758,(2) pages.

Price: $250.00  other currencies

Order Nr. 126682

First edition. (Bigmore & Wyman I, 345). With all 11 plates present. "A very valuable work to the student of the history of printing." Covers papermaking, history of printing, bookbinding, preservation, marks, monograms and devices used by the early printers and has type specimens. Still useful today as a guide to reference books in various subject areas. Brown leather spines faded to tan. Foxed.