Book ID: 28929 Fra Luca de Pacioli of Borgo S. Sepolcro. STANLEY MORRISON.

A Magisterial Work on Renaissance Letterforms

Fra Luca de Pacioli of Borgo S. Sepolcro.

Place and Imprint: New York: The Grolier Club, 1933.
Edition: First edition, one of 390 copies.
Condition: Fine copy in the original slipcase (which is a little worn and soiled at the edges).
Book ID: 28929

Physical Description

4to, quarter vellum, decorated paper boards, gilt lettering, untrimmed. Frontispiece, decorated title-page, and illustrations of Roman letters throughout.

Comments

A fine survey of the work of the Franciscan Fra Luca de Pacioli (1447-1517) and his letterforms, masterfully designed by Bruce Rogers in collaboration with Stanley Morrison and printed by the University Press, Cambridge. The bibliography of Fra Luca de Pacioli works is by Philip Hofer. In all, a magisterial work on renaissance letterforms.

Price: $2,750.00