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The Mainz diary: 1437-1440: in which new light is shed upon the cradle days of the art and mystery of printing

Bachaus, Albert ("Trans.")[i.e. Arthur Rushmore]

Published by Golden Hind Press, Madison, NJ, 1940
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Limited edition of 250 copies, large 8vo, xiv, [4], 11, [3]; frontis and two plates; blue paper boards backed in tan cloth in original plastic jacket; with an introduction by Dwiggins' alter ego Hermann Puterschein. A tongue in cheek "translation" of a diary purporting to prove that the letterpress was invented by Gutenberg's wife, with tailpiece of a woman at a press on the colophon. This copy with a presentation plate from J. Harold Kittleson, a prominent Saint Paul bookman and his initials on the front free endpaper. Spine cocked, a near fine copy overall. Bookseller Inventory # 48317

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Title: The Mainz diary: 1437-1440: in which new ...

Publisher: Golden Hind Press, Madison, NJ

Publication Date: 1940

Binding: Hardcover

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

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