Civilite Types

By: Harry Carter (1901-1982) and H. D. L. Vervliet (b. 1923)

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Book Condition: Collectible: Very Good


Series: Oxford Bibliographical Society Publications, New Series, Vol. XIV. FIRST EDITION, printed by Vivian Ridler, Oxford University Printer, of this history of civilite types. 8vo. 10 x 6 1/2 inches. xiv, 138, [2] pp. Frontispiece, four plates, 57 illustrations and type samples throughout, appendix, addenda, index; text clean, unmarked. Cream linen spine, blue paper over boards, spine titled in blue, added mylar dust-jacket; binding square and tight, mild rubbing to covers, cloth on rear panel spotted, gouge in front board. CH814-214. Very Good. The appendix features a list of books published between 1557 and 1874 in which civilite types were used. Dr. Hendrik D. L. Vervliet is the former director of the Plantin-Moretus Museum and the head of the Antwerp University Library, widely recognized as the foremost authority on sixteenth-century printing. He worked with English type historian Harry Carter during Carter's tenure at Oxford University Press, when Vervliet became "a leading figure in the work of discovery and cataloguing at the Plantin-Moretus Museum in Antwerp." REFERENCE: Hyphen Press, "Harry Carter."

Title: Civilite Types

Author Name: Harry Carter (1901-1982) and H. D. L. Vervliet (b. 1923)

Categories: Typography,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Oxford, Published for The Oxford Bibliographical Society by the Oxford University Press: 1966

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Collectible: Very Good

Type: Hardcover

Seller ID: CH814-214

Keywords: Harry Carter, Hendrik D. L. Vervliet, Civilite Types, Typography, History of the Book, Bibliography, Reference