EARLY ITALIAN WRITING-BOOKS, RENAISSANCE TO BAROQUE EDITED BY NICOLAS BARKER

Morison, Stanley

Published by David R. Godine, 1990
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small 8vo. cloth, dust jacket. 5-218, (4) pages, with 24 additional pages of plates. First US edition. The English typographer, Stanley Morison (1889-1967), the English typographer, had completed a manuscript of this book at the time of his death. Nicolas Barker assumed the task of editing, and it was published in Europe by Edizioni Valdonega (printed by the Stamperia V.), and distributed or"published" in the US exclusively for the members of "HOC VOLO." Morison discusses the history of writing and Italian writing before 1500, major Italian calligraphers of the Renaissance, early Baroque Italian calligraphy and the decline of calligraphy, With 21 photographic reproductions of title pages, illustrations, etc, from the writing-books. With a fold-out table listing specific features as they appear in 15 writing-books, a brief biography of Morison, and index. Well preserved copy. Bookseller Inventory #

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Title: EARLY ITALIAN WRITING-BOOKS, RENAISSANCE TO ...
Publisher: David R. Godine
Publication Date: 1990
Binding: cloth, dust jacket

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MORISON, STANLEY.
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Book Description London, Verona, 1990, 1990. London, Verona, 1990. Cloth. 220 pp. & 21 plates. Seller Inventory # 25559

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MORISON, Stanley.
Published by Boston: David R. Godine (1990)
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Book Description Boston: David R. Godine, 1990. 8vo, (218x145mm), 219p. 21 plates. A fine copy in original brown cloth, gilt, dustjacket. Morison's masterful examination of the history and development of early Italian writing-books which remained in draft form at his death. Seller Inventory # 8297

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Morison, Stanley
Published by Printed for the Members of Hoc Volo, David R Godine, Publisher,, Boston (1990)
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Book Description Printed for the Members of Hoc Volo, David R Godine, Publisher,, Boston, 1990. Hard Cover. Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. First U.S. Edition. 219 pages, with 24 duotone offset illustrations (one folding), table (folding), index of names. Neatly-written three-line personal greeting by the upper edge of the front flyleaf. Bound in full cloth boards, with a gilt decoration on the front board and gilt spine titles, in dust-jacket. The book examines the calligraphy of the 16th century from Arrighi to Ugo da Carpi, from Tagliente to Celebrino da Udine. Size: 8vo. Seller Inventory # 023006

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MORISON, Stanley.
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Book Description (1990) Godine,, Boston:, 1990. cloth in dust jacket. First Edition.. octavo, 219 pp. From the dust jacket, "Before his death in 1967, the English typographic historian Stanley Morison had drafted a major work examining the history and development of early Italian writing books.At last, this manuscript has been completed.[it] examines the calligraphy of the sixteenth century from Arrighi to Ugo da Carpi, from Taglienti to Celebrino da Udine. As always with Morison, it is full of surprises, for this was Morison's particular passion, and in the area of stylistic comparisons and close observation, Morison was an undisputed master." With 24 duotone offset illustrations. Seller Inventory # 12605

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Book Description Boston: Published for the Members of Hoc Volo, David R. Godine, 1990., 1990. First Edition. Near Fine, in near fine dust jacket (virtually as new). Seller Inventory # 01899

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Morison (Stanley).
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Book Description First edition, 8vo, pp.219 (including one folding) + plates, printed for members of "Hoc Volo", David Godine, Boston, n.d. (1990)., 1990. Hardcover. Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. 1st Edition. 21 black-and-white plates. Brown cloth with gilt spine titling, upper board blocked in gilt. Fine in printed dust-jacket. Seller Inventory # 3465

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Morison, Stanley.
Published by David Godine Publisher, Boston (1990)
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Book Description David Godine Publisher, Boston, 1990. Condition: Mint. 8vo. 220 pp. 20 black and white plates, 1 folding table. Cloth. Gilt design on front cover of a hand holding a quill pen. Gilt lettering on spine. Seller Inventory # 1010033

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Book Description Verona: Edizioni Valdonega, 1990. First edition, 218, [4]pp., 21 Illustrs., (some folding or double-page), orig. cloth, d.w. Seller Inventory # 13968

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Morison, Stanley
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Book Description David R. Godine, for the members of "Hoc Volo", [Boston], 1990. First edition, 8vo, pp. 218, [3]; 27 illustrations on plates (1 folding) and 1 folding table; a fine, fresh copy in the dust jacket. Printed at the Stamperia Valdonega, Verona. Seller Inventory # 51493

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Book Description .: Boston, Godine Publisher, 1990, in-8°, 218 pp with b/w ills., publisher's cloth with d.w. Seller Inventory # 15532

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