Morison (Stanley) - Four Centuries of Fine Printing.


Morison (Stanley) - Four Centuries of Fine Printing.

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Four Centuries of Fine Printing. Upwards of six hundred examples of the work of presses established during the years 1500 to 1914. By Stanley Morison. Large folio, pp.xxxii, collotype plates, index and colophon, London: Ernest Benn, n.d. [1924].

Englsh text edition: number 330 of 390 (403) copies numbered in Morison's hand. 625 illustrations printed in the original colours by Albert Frisch, Berlin. Canvas back and fore-edge, black cloth sides, uncut. Lacks dust-jacket. A very good copy.
(Appleton 35) An additional 100 copies are printed with German text.

There are reprints in octavo format (1949 & 1960), but this is much the best edition.

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