TYPOGRAPHIA, OR THE PRINTER'S INSTRUCTOR INCLUDING AN ACCOUNT OF THE ORIGIN OF PRINTING. With Biographical Notices of the Printers of England, from Caxton to the Close of the Sixteenth Century: a Series of Ancient and Modern Alphabets, John Johnson.
TYPOGRAPHIA, OR THE PRINTER'S INSTRUCTOR INCLUDING AN ACCOUNT OF THE ORIGIN OF PRINTING. With Biographical Notices of the Printers of England, from Caxton to the Close of the Sixteenth Century: a Series of Ancient and Modern Alphabets, ...

TYPOGRAPHIA, OR THE PRINTER'S INSTRUCTOR INCLUDING AN ACCOUNT OF THE ORIGIN OF PRINTING. With Biographical Notices of the Printers of England, from Caxton to the Close of the Sixteenth Century: a Series of Ancient and Modern Alphabets,

2 volumes.

  • London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, Brown & Green, 1824.
  • 12mo.
  • original cloth with modern paper spine labels.
  • (xiv),xii,610,(10); (iv),iv,664,(16) pages.

Price: $175.00  other currencies

Order Nr. 4363

First edition. (Bigmore & Wyman I,371; Hart no.68). With attractive frontispiece and title page decorations. One of the most famous of the English printers' manuals. Ex-libris on front pastedown. From the private collection of Gavin Bridson, with his bookplate on front pastedown. Rear hinge of volume one separated. Front hinge of volume one starting. Both volumes lightly shaken. Spines lightly sunned.