ENGLISH BOOK PROSPECTUSES, AN ILLUSTRATED HISTORY.
- Newtown: Bird & Bull Press and Minneapolis: Daedalus Press, 1984.
- quarter morocco with tips, Dutch Gilt sides reproduced from an 18th century German decorated paper, plus 14 larger facsimiles in a separate accompanying portfolio.
- 109 pages.
Price: $200.00 other currencies
Order Nr. 2685
Limited to 325 copies (Heaney A39). The history of this important piece of publishing ephemera from its beginning in 1610 up through the 19th century and accompanied by 24 facsimile prospectuses from 2 to 10 pages in length. As the exact size was maintained, it was necessary to place 4 of the facsimiles in a separate portfolio. All but one of the prospectuses done in facsimile come from the Bodleian Library. Prospectus loosely inserted.
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