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The Beginning of the World of Books 1450 to 1470


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THE BEGINNING OF THE WORLD OF BOOKS 1450 to 1470 – A chronological survey of texts chosen for printing during the first twenty years of the printing art – with a synopsis of the Gutenberg documents.

Author: STILLWELL, Margaret Bingham

Published by: The Bibliographical Society of America (1972, New York)

1st. 4to. xxxviii, 152p. Publisher’s red cloth, gilt.

An important work citing the first 215 documents to appear in print.  Internally very clean without marks of past ownership or annotation of the text. Very minor wear only to spine ends.

A FINE copy. 

Cat. ref. 1