Order Nr. 77104 ELTVILLE ALS FRÜHDRUCKSTADT. Aloys Ruppel.


  • Mainz: Gutenberg-Gesellschaft, 1938.
  • small 8vo.
  • stiff paper wrapper
  • 93+(1) pages

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Order Nr. 77104

Serial publication of the Gutenberg-Gesellschaft, no. 31. This article explores early printers in Eltville, a town across the Rhine from Mainz. Chapters discuss the first major printing house run by the Bechtermüze family and their connection with Gutenberg. Examines individual printed works, and offers conjectures about the relationship between the printing establishments of Eltville and Mainz. Cover and title page printed in red and black. Spine torn along hinges. Back cover creased.