- San Francisco, (CA): Bernard M. Rosenthal, 1980.
- thick 4to.
- (iv), viii, 351+(1) pages.
Price: $95.00 other currencies
Order Nr. 42987
First edition, limited to 300 copies, of which only 275 were offered for sale. Lacking the dust jacket. Boards slightly warped, light foxing to top edge. Interior is clean.
Text discusses the history and genealogy of the Giunti family and firm, publishers in Florence, including period paper prices, the publishing market, and copyright. The text is followed by an extensive bibliography listing all the books and documents published by the Giunti of Florence between 1497 and 1570. Includes as well texts of 29 documents from 1427 to the eighteenth century. Well indexed, and includes a useful bibliography.Text reproduced from typescript. From the reference library of Philadelphia Rare Books & Manuscripts with their bookplate included.