A HISTORY OF THE ART OF PRINTING FROM ITS INVENTION TO ITS WIDE-SPREAD DEVELOPMENT IN THE MIDDLE OF THE SIXTEENTH CENTURY. H. Noel Humphreys.
A HISTORY OF THE ART OF PRINTING FROM ITS INVENTION TO ITS WIDE-SPREAD DEVELOPMENT IN THE MIDDLE OF THE SIXTEENTH CENTURY.
A HISTORY OF THE ART OF PRINTING FROM ITS INVENTION TO ITS WIDE-SPREAD DEVELOPMENT IN THE MIDDLE OF THE SIXTEENTH CENTURY.
A HISTORY OF THE ART OF PRINTING FROM ITS INVENTION TO ITS WIDE-SPREAD DEVELOPMENT IN THE MIDDLE OF THE SIXTEENTH CENTURY.

A HISTORY OF THE ART OF PRINTING FROM ITS INVENTION TO ITS WIDE-SPREAD DEVELOPMENT IN THE MIDDLE OF THE SIXTEENTH CENTURY.

  • London, England: Bernard Quaritch, 1868.
  • folio.
  • original cloth, edges uncut
  • xvi, 216 pages

Price: $250.00  other currencies

Order Nr. 126809

Second issue with the section on references at the end of the book in the first issue suppressed because of errors (Bigmore & Wyman I, 350). Preface to the second issue, table of contents, errata, appendix. Contains 106 facsimiles in photolithography produced by Day & Son which are the highlight of this book. The text contains numerous errors but the fine color work done in the plates make the book a worthwhile addition to a printing history library. Covers worn, separating at outside joints. Covers separated from text except back inside hinge. Cloth separating from board at lower front fore-edge corner. Back cover stained along fore-edge. Previous owner's bookplate on front pastedown. Leaves of text loose. Plates all present but out of sequence. Some spotting in text and on plates.