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by Alfred W.Pollard

Condition: Very Good


London: Methuen, 1912. From Block Books, the development of moveable type and early printing, Incunabula to the private presses of the late nineteenth century. Also a good reference for book illustration up the mid eighteenth century. xv, 332pp with black and white plates. Library bound with strengthened internal hinges. library plate to front paste down and small stamp to reverse of the title.. Cloth, Hardcover. Very Good. 250x185mm. Ex-Library.
  • Seller: Wadard Books PBFA GB (GB)
  • Seller Inventory #: 21509sG4
  • Title: Fine Books
  • Author: Alfred W.Pollard
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Methuen
  • Place: London
  • Date published: 1912
  • Keywords: The Connoisseurs Library
  • Size: 250x185mm


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Cloth
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Incunabula
Incunabula (incunable or incunabulum) refers to a book printed before 1501 - a pamphlet, a book or document that was not handwri...[more]
plate
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