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Early Italian Writing-Books: Renaissance to Baroque., Stanley Morison (1889-1967).

Author Name    Stanley Morison (1889-1967).

Title   Early Italian Writing-Books: Renaissance to Baroque.

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Collectible: Very Good

Jacket Condition   Very Good

Type   Hardcover

Edition   First Edition

Publisher   Boston: David R Godine, 1990

ISBN Number    0879238801 / 9780879238803

Seller ID   CH814-106

FIRST EDITION. 8vo. 8 3/4 x 5 3/4 inches. (50) pp. Title page printed in brown and black, 1 double-page folding plate; text clean, unmarked. Blue cloth, spine titled in gilt, dust-jacket; binding square and tight, shelf wear, toning, and tears to jacket. Very Good. Edited by Nicolas Barker. Another project Morison was working upon at the time of his death, this work focuses on the history and development of early Italian writing books. This volume was beautifully printed by Martino Mardersteig's Edizioni Valdonega, and contains important commentary on the history of printing and the development of letters.

Stanley Morison, Early Italian Writing-Books Renaissance to Baroque, Calligraphy, History of the Book

Price = 25.00 USD

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