Facsimiles from early printed books in the British Museum : selected pages from representative specimens of the early printed books of Germany, Italy, France, Holland and England, exhibited in the King's library.

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Corporate author / creator:British Museum. Department of Printed Books.
Imprint:[London] : Printed by order of the Trustees, sold at the British Museum : Longmans & Co. : B. Quaritch : Asher & Co. : Kegan Paul, Trench, Trübner & Co. : Oxford University Press, 1897 (London : William Clowes and Sons)
Description:8 pages, 32 leaves of plates : chiefly illustrations ; 42 cm
Subject:Incunabula -- Facsimiles.
Printing -- History -- Origin and antecedents.
Early printed books -- England -- London -- Bibliography -- Exhibitions.
Incunabula -- England -- London -- Bibliography -- Exhibitions.
Early printed books.
Printing -- Origin and antecedents.
England -- London.
Bibliography -- Exhibition catalogs.
Format: Print Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/2247637
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Varying Form of Title:Early printed books in the British Museum
Other authors / contributors:Pollard, Alfred W. (Alfred William), 1859-1944, editor.
Griggs, William, 1832-1911, illustrator.
Notes:"The selection and description of the specimens ... have mainly devolved upon Mr. A.W. Pollard of the Department of Printed Books ... The facsimiles have been executed by Mr. W. Griggs."--Preliminary page.
"Thirty-two plates, comprising thirty-six facsimiles, ranging in date from block-books executed probably about 1450 to the edition of Frezzi's Quatriregio printed at Florence in 1508"--Preliminary page.