Johann Zainer The Elder & Younger

By: Amelung, Peter

Price: $170.00

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Translated from the German by Ruth Schwab-Rosenthal, introduction by Bernard M Rosenthal, with an original leaf from Hugo Ripelin's Compendium Theologiae Veritatis [c. 1478-81]. 8vo, blue cloth. 22 pages. 159 copies printed.. Tracing the work of Germany's first printer, Johannes Zainer and his son who followed -- from 1496 until at least 1519. Together they produced more than 150 books. The leaf is from the elder Zainer's printing of Hugo Ripelin's Compendium Theologiae Veritatis, circa 1478-81. A fine copy with some very light surface wear to covers; the leaf, inside a protective pocket, is fine.

Title: Johann Zainer The Elder & Younger

Author Name: Amelung, Peter

Categories: Books on Books, Incunabula, Printing, Leaf Books,

Edition: 1st thus

Publisher: Los Angeles, Kenneth Karmiole, Bookseller, Inc.: 1985

Item: 2.00 lbs

Seller ID: k181203a