Venetian Printers: A Conversation on the Fourth Day of the Bibliographical Decameron of Thomas Frognall Dibdin, with Annotations. THOMAS FROGNALL DIBDIN.

Venetian Printers: A Conversation on the Fourth Day of the Bibliographical Decameron of Thomas Frognall Dibdin, with Annotations.

Publisher: (Mt. Vernon, New York: Privately Printed by William Rudge for Bruce Rogers, 1924.),
Edition: First separate edition, one of 223 copies.
Bibliographical References: Jackson, Dibdin, 42; Windle & Pippin, Dibdin, A Bibliography, A30; Warde, Bruce Rogers, 185.
Condition: Fine copy, enclosed in a cloth chemise.
Book ID: 26111

Description

Folio, original decorated wrappers, 16 pages.

Comments

An imaginary conversation between four characters, Lysander, Philemon, Lisardo and Almansa, who discuss merits of seven early Venetian printers. This originally appeared in Dibdin's Bibliographical Decameron and is here handsomely printed for Bruce Rogers, with the addition of his annotations and "Printer's Note" about the type used. Leather bookplate of W. Van R. Whithall inside the front wrapper.

Price: $125.00