- 110 leaves taken from books printed in Germany between 1460 and 1500, with information on type fonts as used by the early printers.
- Item content: English
Translated from (original): German
- Title from text volume title page.
Issued in 2 portfolios. The plates are mounted and inlaid in heavy paper mats on which a small descriptive label is mounted.
The text consists of: (1) a list of the plates arranged alphabetically by the names of printing places represented; (2) an introduction to early printing in Germany; (3) a technical description of the specimens (notes of the printers, character of the types, etc.).
"This English edition appeared in one issue of 100 copies numbered by hand ..."--Colophon.
Housed in publisher's tan cloth covered portfolios, with black titles.
Libraries' copy lacking original text volume, supplied in later, reduced facsimile, and with no limitation number.
- 2 portfolios (110 mounted plates) ; 55 cm + 1 textual volume (60 pages)
- 55 cm
- Z1033.L4 .H3435 1927
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