Italian incunabula : 110 original-leaves /

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Author / Creator:Haebler, Konrad, 1857-1946
Imprint:Munich : Weiss & Co., 1927.
Description:62, [1] p., 110 mounted leaves of plates ; 55 x 44 cm.
Subject:Incunabula -- Italy -- Bibliography.
Printing -- Italy -- History -- Origin and antecedents.
Printing -- Origin and antecedents.
Format: Print Book
Local Note:University of Chicago Library's copy: Lacks text.
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Other authors / contributors:Barbey, André.
Notes:Issued in 2 portfolios. The plates are mounted and inlaid in heavy paper mats on which a small descriptive label is mounted.
The text consists of (1) a list of the plates arranged alphabetically by the names of printing places represented (2) an introduction on early printing in Italy and (3) a technical description of the specimens: notes of the printers, character of the types, etc.
"This English edition appeared in one issue of 100 copies numbered by hand, the sale of which has been entrusted to Messrs. E. Weyhe of New York ..."

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