3 June 2009
DIBDIN, Thomas (1776-1847). Typographical Antiquities: or The History of Printing in England, Scotland and Ireland. London: William Miller (vols. 1-2), John Murray (vol. 3) and Longman and others, 1810-1819.
4 volumes, 4° (274 x 215mm). Half-titles, adverts in vol. 2, and directions to the binder in vols 3 and 4. 38 engraved plates including mezzotints, and engraved and woodcut illustrations throughout. (Some offsetting from the plates, occasional spotting.) Full russia by L. Staggemeier with his ticket, spines gilt, sides with gilt border, edges marbled (very light rubbing).
IN A FINE BINDING BY STAGGEMEIER. Dibdin's richly illustrated revision of Ames's and Herbert's history of early English printing. Windle & Pippin A15. (4)
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