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

Auction:
2658B
Lot:
71
Sold for:
$780$650

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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


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