KARL CHRISTOPH TRAUGOTT TAUCHNITZ. BUCHHÄNDLER, BUCHDRUCKER UND SCHRIFTGIESSER ZU LEIPZIG. Heinrich Schwarz.

KARL CHRISTOPH TRAUGOTT TAUCHNITZ. BUCHHÄNDLER, BUCHDRUCKER UND SCHRIFTGIESSER ZU LEIPZIG.

(Tauchnitz, Karl).
  • Leipzig: H. Berthold A.-G. Abteilung Böttger-Klinkhardt, 1924.
  • large 4to.
  • half vellum with pastepaper-covered boards, leather spine label.
  • 35, (5) pages and 8 leaves of type specimens.
  • ISBN: none

Price: $75.00  other currencies

Order Nr. 59801

Limited to an edition of 650 numbered copies. This book celebrates the life of Karl Tauchnitz, the influential German publisher and printer. His life, work, the development of his typefoundry, and a selection of his letters comprise the bulk of the text. This is followed by eight leaves of type specimens in facsimile from his 1825 specimen book. Front and back covers rubbed as in leather spine label. Ownership inscription at top of free endpaper.