Early Italian Writing-Books: Renaissance to Baroque.

By: Stanley Morison (1889-1967).

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FIRST EDITION. 8vo. 8 3/4 x 5 3/4 inches. (50) pp. Title page printed in brown and black, 1 double-page folding plate; text clean, unmarked. Blue cloth, spine titled in gilt, dust-jacket; binding square and tight, shelf wear, toning, and tears to jacket. Very Good. Edited by Nicolas Barker. Another project Morison was working upon at the time of his death, this work focuses on the history and development of early Italian writing books. This volume was beautifully printed by Martino Mardersteig's Edizioni Valdonega, and contains important commentary on the history of printing and the development of letters.

Title: Early Italian Writing-Books: Renaissance to Baroque.

Author Name: Stanley Morison (1889-1967).

Categories: Calligraphy,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Boston:, David R Godine,: 1990

ISBN Number: 0879238801

ISBN Number 13: 9780879238803

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Collectible: Very Good

Jacket Condition: Very Good

Type: Hardcover

Seller ID: CH814-106

Keywords: Stanley Morison, Early Italian Writing-Books Renaissance to Baroque, Calligraphy, History of the Book