Hardcover. n.d. Approx. 60 pp. Illustrated with engravings, 2 folding. Facsimile reproduction of the first type specimen book issued in America in 1809. Edition limited to 600. Spine tips rubbed, with a couple of small bruises to boards; interior near fine. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: A Specimen of Metal Ornaments Cast at the ...
Publisher: American Institute of Graphic Arts
Publication Date: 1809
Book Condition: Very Good
Edition: Facsimile Edition
Book Description Meriden Gravure Co for the American Institute of Graphic Artists, Meriden CT, 1924. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Facsimile Edition. Fascsimile edition of the first type-specimen book published in America by Fry and Kammerer (Philadelphia) 1809. Spine a wee darkened, else fine. Bookseller Inventory # 007168
Book Description Philadelphia: Printed by Fry and Kammerer, 1809., 1809. Book Condition: Very good. Philadelphia: Printed by Fry and Kammerer, 1809. 1809. Very good. - Octavo, gray cloth backed plain gray boards titled in black on the spine. The covers are slightly soiled. 14 leaves plus endpapers, all wonderfully illustrated with depictions of ornaments. Includes 2 wonderful folding plates. Very good. A facsimile of 600 copies of the first type- founder's specimen book to be issued. Published by Meriden Gravure. Bookseller Inventory # 7010