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The golden compasses: a history and evaluation of the printing and publishing activities of the Officina Plantiniana at Antwerp

Voet, Leon.

Published by Vangendt & Co.; London: Routledge & Kegan Paul; New York: Abner Schram, Amsterdam, 1969
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First edition in English, 2 volumes, large 8vo, xxii, 501; xxii 632 pp., 182 illustrations on plates; fine in original cloth and dust jackers with the bookplates of Jake Chernofsky on the front pastedowns. Complete history of perhaps the most important publishing house that ever existed in western Europe. It lasted from 1555 to 1876, when the firm was liquidated. Volume I: Christopher Plantin and the Moretuses: their Lives and their World. Volume II: The Management of a Printing and Publishing House in Renaissance and Baroque. Bookseller Inventory # 31382

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Title: The golden compasses: a history and ...

Publisher: Vangendt & Co.; London: Routledge & Kegan Paul; New York: Abner Schram, Amsterdam

Publication Date: 1969

Binding: Hardcover

Edition: 1st Edition

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