06-01-2013 06-01-2013
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2658B Boston
June 1, 2013 11:00 AMCalender
71

Barker, Nicolas Aldus Manutius and the Development of Greek Script & Type in the Fifteenth Century

$780$650
Auction: Books & Manuscripts - 2658B Location: Boston Date / Time: June 01, 2013 11:00AM

Description:

Barker, Nicolas Aldus Manutius and the Development of Greek Script & Type in the Fifteenth Century. Sandy Hook, Connecticut: Chiswick Book Shop, 1985.
Folio, first edition, with original leaves from the first Aldine editions of Aristotle, 1497; Crastonus's Dictionarium Graecum, 1497; Euripides, 1503; and the Septuagint, 1518, in the original publisher's binding and matching slipcase, prospectus and original receipt inserted.
[and] ten titles in bibliography and the history of printing, including D.B. Updike's Printing Types, and eight others. (11)
Estimate $700-900


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Connecticut, printing