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LOWRY, Martin

Venetian printing : Nicolas Jenson and the rise of the Roman letterform

$170.00 AUD

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Herning : Poul Kristensen, 1989. Folio, publisher’s stiff wrappers with gilt lettering, gilt to spine (slight wear), 104, [8] pp., with 8 coloured plates; three light water marks to front free endpaper, otherwise internally very clean, a good copy. One of 850 copies. Text in English and Danish.

The two essays, from slightly differing viewpoints, both focus on Nicolas Jenson as a central figure in the history of book publishing during the Renaissance, as well as in the history of letterforms right down to the present day.