Alan Isaac Rare Books

Gutenberg to Plantin – An Outline of the Early History of Print


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Author: WINSHIP, George Parker

Published by: Harvard University Press (Cambridge, 1926)

1st. 4to, x, 22 illustrations. Navy cloth, with printed paper label to spine.

SIGNED AND INSCRIBED COPY. Ffep has the following ink inscription –‘To Victor Scholderer, Whose acquaintance with Jenson’s types is so much more intimate than with ——-that of George Parker Winship, Cambridge, Mass 20 February 1926’- At the time of publication Winship was Librarian at Harvard. Victor Scholderer [1880-1971] was a pre-eminent British incunabulist. A collectable copy.

Cat. ref.: 36