William Pettas (b. 1935).
Title A History and Bibliography of the Giunti (Junta) Printing Family in Spain, 1526-1628. This Work Covers the Junta (Giunti) Press and the Imprenta Real in Burgos, Salamanca and Madrid, With a Brief History of the Several Giunti Presses in Venice, Florence and Lyon, And A Bibliography of the Press of Juan Bautista Varesio in Burgos, Valladolid and Lerma.
Book Condition Collectible: Like New
Edition First Edition
Publisher New Castle, DE: Oak Knoll Press, 2004
1584561475 / 9781584561477
Seller ID CH814-378
FIRST EDITION. 4to. 11 1/4 x 8 1/2 inches. xii, (1048) pp. Genealogical tables, examples of printer's devices and ornaments, bibliography, index; text clean, unmarked. Gilt-stamped dark green cloth; binding square and tight. Fine. A monumental work that provides the first modern history of the Giunti publishing family that ranged over Italy, Spain, and France during the years 1489 to 1628. The Giunti's vied with the Aldine Press for governmental and Church printing business. They were based in Florence and Venice, but family members set up printing presses in Burgos, Salamanca, Madrid, Valladolid, Lerma, and Lyons. Includes a 700-page bibliography of the books the family published and more than 148 wood cuts from Giunti title pages, printer's devices, and other identifying ornaments.
William Pettas, A History & Bibliography of the Giunti (Junta) Printing Family in Spain 1526-1628 Imprenta Real in Burgos Salamanca Madrid Venice Florence LyonJuan Bautista Varesio in Burgos Valladolid Lerma, Reference