Title: Some Noteworthy Firsts in Europe during the ...
Publisher: Lathrop C. Harper, New York
Publication Date: 1930
Edition: First edition.
Octavo. 73pp. Beige flexible paper covered boards. Mild darkening to spine, one leaf has a 2" margin tear, else a near fine copy in the original slipcase. Partially unopened. Limited to 425 numbered copies. Printed by Fred Anthoensen at The Southworth Press, Portland, Maine. This copy signed by the author on the colophon page. This interesting book has sections on various types, colophons, dates& titles, collations, illustrations, medicine, law, etc. The illustrations in the book show such rarities as the first dated printing, the 1454 mainz Indulgence; the first book in German, Boner's edelstein; a page from the first book in Swedish, Gerson's Bok of Djafvulsens; a Fust & Schoffer colophon and device and other interesting books. Bookseller Inventory # 3066
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