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English Book Prospectuses, An Illustrated History.


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(BIRD & BULL PRESS). FEATHER, John. English Book Prospectuses: An Illustrated History. 8vo. Quarter morocco; Dutch gilt sides reproduced from an 18th-century German decorated paper, plus 14 larger facsimiles in a separate accompanying portfolio. Newtown: Bird & Bull Press; Minneapolis: Daedalus Press, 1984. Limited to 325 copies. A fine copy. The history of publishing ephemera from its beginning in 1610 up through the 19th century. Accompanied by 24 facsimile prospectuses from two to four pages in length. Because the exact size was reproduced, it was necessary to place 14 of the facsimiles in a separate portfolio. All but one of the prospectuses done in facsimile come from the Bodleian Library. Bookseller Inventory # 1571

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