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Fine Books by  Alfred W Pollard - First Edition - 1912 - from CHARLES BOSSOM and

Fine Books

by Pollard, Alfred W

Condition: Very Good/Poor

London: Methuen & Co. Ltd. Very Good/Poor. 1912. First Edition. Hard Cover. 4to Remains of dj, tears, chunks missing, 25% of spine missing. Red cloth covered boards with bright gilt titling and decoration. Bright gilt to top edge. Light foxing to prelims / end papers. Previous owner's inscription to ffep. Tissue guarded plates: - 2 photo-engravings., and 38 phototypes.. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. 329 pages clean text. Binding tight. Chapters: Collectors and collecting. Block-books. The invention of printing: Holland. The invention of printing: Mainz. Other incunabula. The development of printing. Early German and Dutch illustrated books. Early Italian illustrated books. Early French and Spanish illustrated books. Later foreign books. Foreign illustrated books of the 16th century. Printing in England (1476-1580). English books printed elsewhere than at London. English woodcut illustrations. Engraved illustrations. Modern fine printing. Bibliography. Index. .
  • Bookseller: CHARLES BOSSOM GB (GB)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 137777
  • Title: Fine Books
  • Author: Pollard, Alfred W
  • Format/binding: Hard Cover
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good/Poor
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Methuen & Co. Ltd
  • Place: London
  • Date published: 1912


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