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Johann Zainer The Elder & Younger

By: Amelung, Peter

Price: $170.00

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

Edition: 1st thus

Seller ID: k181203a

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 ... View more info

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Caxton and the Art of Printing

By: Caxton, William

Price: $27.50

Publisher: Carlton & Porter: n.d.. but presumed to be a later printing. 173pp

Seller ID: m17122302

173pp. plus 2 pp advts.16mo, brown embossed cloth. Fair: several chips at top and bottom of spine; end papers discolored; light dampstain on top edge; scattered light foxing. View more info

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A True Description Of All Trades Published in Frankfort in the Year 1568

By: Merganthaler Linotype Co.

Price: $32.50

Publisher: Brooklyn, NY, Merganthaler Linotype Co: 1930

Edition: 1st thus.

Seller ID: dg17121606

Condition: Fine

12mo. One of 400 copies printed in Linotype Granjon on Kelmscott hand-made paper. Quarter parchment with marbled paper-covered boards." Reprint of the original which was published in Frankfort in 1568. Six engraved illustrations representing the printing trades: the printer, bookbinder, type-founder, papermaker, draughtsman and woodcutter as well as the original verses by Hans Sachs, a popular Nuremberg poet. With an additional leaf loosely laid in showing the text of two short letters to the publisher explaining the disposition of two copies of this book to the Bodley library. Pristine copy. View more info