John A. Lane (b. 1955).
Title Early Type Specimens in the Plantin-Moretus Museum: Annotated Descriptions of the Specimens to circa 1850.
Book Condition Used: Very Good
Jacket Condition Like New
Publisher Newark, DE: Oak Knoll Press, 2004
1584561394 / 9781584561392
Seller ID CH814-269
FIRST EDITION. 4to. 11 1/4 x 8 5/8 inches. 344 pp. 12 figures, indexes; text clean, unmarked. Bright Navy cloth, gilt spine, dust-jacket in archival mylar; binding square and tight, light use wear. Very Good. This the first detailed catalogue of the Plantin-Moretus Museum's type specimens, one of the world's richest collections. They include types by Garamont, Granjon, Van den Keere, Briot, Van Dyck, Kis, Fournier, Rosart, Gillé, Didot and many others.
John A. Lane, Early Type Specimens in the Plantin-Moretus Museum Annotated Descriptions of the Specimens to circa 1850, Typography