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Author Name    John Ryder (1917-2001).

Title   Lines of the Alphabet in the Sixteenth Century.

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Collectible: Very Good

Type   Hardcover

Edition   First Edition

Publisher   London: Stellar Press & The Bodley Head, 1965

Seller ID   CH814-380

FIRST EDITION, LIMITED to 600 copies. 8vo. 10 1/8 x 6 1/2 inches. (80) pp. Half-title, frontispiece woodcut from the title page of Torniello's Opera, printed in red and black, printer's device on title page, illustrated throughout, printed on laid paper; text clean, unmarked. Quarter red cloth spine, gray paper over boards, turtle vignette on front cover, dust-jacket in archival mylar; binding square and tight, foot of spine bumped, covers a bit bowed. Errata slip loosely laid in. Very Good. Lists 31 humanistic writing manuals of the sixteenth century (with an addenda of 2 items), with bibliographical information on the left and a page of text or an illustration from the original on the right side of each opening.

John Ryder, Lines of the Alphabet in the Sixteenth Century, Paleography, Calligraphy, Writing Manuals, Sixteenth Century

Price = 50.00 USD

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