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FIRST EDITION, LIMITED to 600 copies. 8vo. 10 1/8 x 6 1/2 inches. (80) pp. Half-title, frontispiece woodcut from the title page of Torniello's Opera, printed in red and black, printer's device on title page, illustrated throughout, printed on laid paper; text clean, unmarked. Quarter red cloth spine, gray paper over boards, turtle vignette on front cover, dust-jacket in archival mylar; binding square and tight, foot of spine bumped, covers a bit bowed. Errata slip loosely laid in. Very Good. Lists 31 humanistic writing manuals of the sixteenth century (with an addenda of 2 items), with bibliographical information on the left and a page of text or an illustration from the original on the right side of each opening.
Title: Lines of the Alphabet in the Sixteenth Century.
Edition: First Edition
Publisher: London:, Stellar Press & The Bodley Head,: 1965
Book Condition: Collectible: Very Good
Item: 25.00 Item
Seller ID: CH814-380
Keywords: John Ryder, Lines of the Alphabet in the Sixteenth Century, Paleography, Calligraphy, Writing Manuals, Sixteenth Century