New Castle, Delaware: Oak Knoll Books, 2003. thick 8vo. cloth. 688 pages. Reprint of the third edition which was originally published in Paris in 1834 in only 350 copies. (Besterman p.5153; Breslauer and Folter no.115 for first edition). This famous bibliography of the output of the Manutius family and their Aldine Press, 1494-1598, has remained the standard work on the subject and has been praised as a classic of its kind. Over 1500 entries given. READ MORE about ANNALES DE L'IMPRIMERIE DES ALDE OU HISTOIRE DES TROIS MANUCE ET DE LEURS ÉDITIONS
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New York: The Typophiles, 2000. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. (vi), 15, (3) pages. Limited to 500 copies. Typophile Monograph, New Series, Number 16. Composed in English Monotype Poliphilus and Blado by Michael and Winifred Bixler. Illustrated. Designed and printed by Roland A. Hoover. READ MORE about SOME NOTES ON PRINTING & PUBLISHING IN RENAISSANCE VENICE
(Mansfield Centre: Martino Publishing, 2001). 8vo. cloth. viii, 403+(1) pages. Reprint of the 1890 first edition printed in Milano published by Ulrico Hoepli (Besterman 5149). The annotated listings describe 769 works created by the printing establishments of Andrea Torresano, Antonio Blado and Ragazzoni, which were operating in Venice and Rome during the 15th and 16th centuries. READ MORE about DEI TORRESANI, BLADO E RAGAZZONI CELEBRI STAMPATORI A VENEZIA E ROMA NEL XV E XVI SECOLO COGLI...
Boston: Society of Printers, 1916. 8vo. cloth backed boards, paper cover label, dust jacket. 50 pages. First edition, limited to only 250 copies. Printed by the University Press. Jacket chipped along spine with 4" piece lacking. Unusually well-preserved copy of this scarce book. READ MORE about GIAMBATTISTA BODONI OF PARMA
Boston, MA: David R. Godine, (2015). tall 8vo. paper-covered boards, dust jacket. 255+(1) pages. First edition. Table of contents, list of major characters, acknowledgments, four appendices, select bibliography, endnotes, index. Frontispiece, color and black and white illustrations in text. The first English language biography. READ MORE about GIAMBATTISTA BODONI: HIS LIFE AND HIS WORLD
London: The Holland Press, 1960. 4to. decorated paper cover boards, paper spine labels. lxxii, 267; (iv), 279 pages. 2 volumes. One of 500 copies. An exact facsimile of the famous Bodoni specimen book - manual originally printed in Parma by the Presso la Vedova in 1818. While lacking the slipcase, this two volume set is in near-pristine condition. READ MORE about MANUALE TIPOGRAFICO DEL CAVALIERE GIAMBATTISTA BODONI
Munchen: Weiss & Co., (1926). thin 4to. later two-toned cloth with paper cover and spine labels. 126 pages. 516 items bibliographically described. Fine copy. READ MORE about GIAMBATTISTA BODONI OPERA TYPOGRAPHICAE MDCCLXIX - MDCCCXXXIX
Parma: Museo Bodoniano, 1972-73. 4to. stiff paper wrappers. 101+(3); 107+(3). 2 volumes. Printing limited to 800 copies. The first two issues of a bulletin describing the activities of the Museum and Center for the Study of Giambattista Bodoni. Includes a history of the Museum and Center, a mission statement, notes on their collection, and Bodoni bibliographical references. Illustrated with tipped-in photographs. The cover of Volume one has become detached from the book block. READ MORE about BOLLETTINO DEL MUSEO BODONIANO DI PARMA. N.1 and N.2
N.P. n.p., 1974. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. 62-70 pages. Offprint from The Library Chronicle, volume XL, number 1, winter 1974. Part of the bibliographic studies in honor of Rudolf Hirsch. READ MORE about THREE EARLY VENETIAN EDITIONS OF AUGUSTINUS DATUS AND THE PRESS OF FLORENTIUS DE ARGENTINA
(Rome): Edizioni dell'Ateneo, 1985. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. x, 329+(1) pages. Text in Italian, with articles in French, German, and English. Volume II, Transmission of Printed Texts in the Modern Era. 2nd International Seminar, Rome and Viterbo, June 1985. No XLIV in the Lessico Intellettuale Europeo series. Scholarly articles on publishing and bibliographical studies. Table of contents, list of contributors. Wrappers lightly tanned. READ MORE about TRASMISSIONE DEI TESTI A STAMPA NEL PERIODO MODERNO
(Rome): Edizioni dell'Ateneo, 1983. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. xii, 205,(3) pages. Text in Italian, with articles in French, German, and English. Volume I, Transmission of Printed Texts in the Modern Era. 1st International Seminar, Rome and Viterbo, June 1985. No XXXVI in the Lessico Intellettuale Europeo series. Scholarly articles on publishing and bibliographical studies. Table of contents, list of contributors. Wrappers lightly tanned. READ MORE about TRASMISSIONE DEI TESTI A STAMPA NEL PERIODO MODERNO
(Ann Arbor, MI): UMI Research Press, (1981). 8vo. cloth. xiv, 315+(1) pages. No. 43 in the Studies in Musicology Series. A revision of the author's thesis, UNC Chapel Hill, 1975, on the life of a 16th century Roman music printer. Table of contents, list of illustrations, acknowledgments, preface, endnotes, four appendices, bibliography, index. Black and white illustrations. Covers lightly soiled. READ MORE about VALERIO DORICO: MUSIC PRINTER IN SIXTEENTH CENTURY ROME
Bound with ELIE, HUBERT. UN LUNEVILLOIS IMPRIMEUR A ROME AU DEBUT DU XVI SIECLE: ETIENNE GUILLERY, SUITE ET FIN.
1944. 8vo. paper wrappers bound into 4to. pamphlet binder. pp.128-137. Bound with ELIE, HUBERT. UN LUNEVILLOIS IMPRIMEUR A ROME AU DEBUT DU XVI SIECLE: ETIENNE GUILLERY, SUITE ET FIN. Offprint from Gutenberg Jahrbuch, 1944/49. Two articles on a sixteenth-century French printer in Rome. Tag on front and back of pamphlet binding. READ MORE about LUNEVILLOIS IMPRIMEUR A ROME AU DEBUT DU XVIEME SIECLE, ETIENNE GUILLE
New Rochelle, NY: The Elizabeth Press, (1974). large 8vo. cloth, slipcase. 59, (3) pages. Designed and printed in an edition limited to 300 copies by Martino Mardersteig at Stamperia Valdonega, Verona, set in Bembo type on Magnani rag paper (Buff 20). Some of these poems first appeared in Elizabeth, Friendly Local Press, Noose, Penny Poem Sheet, & Works. Published by James A. Weil. READ MORE about OUR OWN GREEN CONFUSION
New Rochelle, NY: The Elizabeth Press, (1981). small 8vo. paper covered boards, paper slipcase. 55, (3) pages. Limited to 250 copies designed by Martino Mardersteig and printed in Verona by the Stamperia Valdonega (Not in Buff). A book of poetry. Published by James A. Weil. READ MORE about HOMING
New Rochelle, NY: Elizabeth Press, The, (1972). 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. Not paginated. Limited to 400 copies (Not in Buff). Designed by Martino Mardersteig and printed on Magnani rag paper by Stamperia Valdonega and published by James A. Weil. READ MORE about THREE YEARS RINGS
Number 1. Milano: Edizioni Rovello, April 1979. 4to. stiff paper wrappers. 96, (20) pages. The first issue of this well produced periodical. With a summary of articles in English. Includes Dino Villani giving a history of posters and Pietro Maroni on the Giunti. READ MORE about L' ESOPO, RIVISTA TRIMESTRALE DI BIBLIOFILIA
Con nota introduttiva su Le Antiche Cartiere di Caselle di Giovanni Donna d"Oldenico.
Cirie: Società Storica delle valli di Zanzo, 1962. tall 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. 22 pages. Con nota introduttiva su Le Antiche Cartiere di Caselle di Giovanni Donna d"Oldenico. IX in the series of pamphlets. READ MORE about GIOVANNI FABRI, TIPOGRAFO DEL XV SECOLO
Edited with an Introduction by Conor Fahy.
Paris: Fondation Custodia, 1993. 8vo. cloth, dust jacket. (8), 171, (25) pages. Edited with an Introduction by Conor Fahy. This book is an account of the production details concerning the printing and distribution of the Musaeum Francisci Calceolarii, a large illustrated volume containing a Latin description by two Veronese doctors, Benedetto Ceruti and Andrea Chiocco, of some of the Calzolari family's natural history collection. The Musaeum was published in 1622 with 800 folio pages and... READ MORE about PRINTING A BOOK AT VERONA IN 1622, THE ACCOUNT BOOK OF FRANCESCO CALZO LARI
Mansfield Centre, CT: Martino Publishing, 2012. 4to. paper covered boards. (iv), 315 pages and 26 plates. Reprint of the 1924 first edition. Includes chapters devoted to incunabula printed in England, France, Spain, and Italy with extensive reference to works printed in Rome. A special chapter is devoted to Judaica. Indexed. Includes 26 plates of printing specimens. READ MORE about DIE DEUTSCHEN BUCHDRUCKER DES XV. JAHRHUNDERTS IM AUSLANDE
Perugia: Presso Carlo Baduel, 1782. small 4to. contemporary patterned paper wrappers. (ii), xxii, (ii), 154 pages. An attractive festival book commemorating the return of Pius VI from a visit to Germany. The engraved title page was beautifully designed by Antonio Stefanucci and engraved by Raimondo Fauci, and the engraved frontispiece was designed by Petrus Labruzzi and engraved by Camillus Tinti. The decorative tail-piece is also by Stefanucci and Faucci. Carlo Baduel of Perugia printed the... READ MORE about AL FAUSTO RITORNO DALLA GERMANIA DI PIO VI PONTEFICE MASSIMO
Milano: Associazione Editoriale Libraria Italiana, 1927. 4to. later cloth. Not paginated. Exhibition catalogue showing highlights of Italian printing and design. 290 books described in detail accompanied by 52 full-page plates. Original paper front cover bound-in at the end. READ MORE about DAL QUATTROCENTO AL NOVECENTO, PRIMA MOSTRA DEL LIBRO ITALIANO A BUENO AIRES SOTTO L'ALTO...
Milano: Associazione Editoriale Libraria Italiana, 1927. 4to. stiff paper wrappers. Not paginated. Exhibition catalogue showing highlights of Italian printing and design. 290 books described in detail accompanied by 52 full-page plates. Wrappers chipped with tear in spine covering. READ MORE about DAL QUATTROCENTO AL NOVECENTO, PRIMA MOSTRA DEL LIBRO ITALIANO A BUENO AIRES SOTTO L'ALTO...
Provo, UT: Friends of the Brigham Young University Library, 1988. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. xv, 104 pages. Illustrated. READ MORE about ITALIAN RENAISSANCE BOOKS, 1478-1587, 100 EXAMPLES FROM THE HAROLD B. LEE LIBRARY COLLECTIONS, AN...
N.P. Columbia University, (1977). small 4to. stiff paper wrappers. 40, (15) pages of plates. An exhibition catalogue celebrating the fiftieth anniversary of the founding of the Casa Italiana. A collection of Italian treasures such as examples in music, literature, architecture and science were on display at the University in 1977. Light cover soiling. READ MORE about ITALIAN TREASURES FROM COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY