Provenace: Jackson Burke (bookplate). Bigmore & Wyman I, p. 228 (2)" /> FOURNIER, Pierre Simon. <I>Manuel typographique, utile aux gens de lettres.</I> Paris, 1764-66. 2 vols. 8<V>o. 2 engraved frontispieces, 16 engraved folding plates and 5 folding leaves of printed music (one printed in red and black). 19th-century green half-morocco, spines gilt (light rubbing to edges); each in quarter-morocco slipcase (red and green). FIRST EDITION of Fournier's classic manual. "The first volume contains a description of the engraving or cutting of the characters and the casting of types; the second consists of 186 pages of Specimens of Type and 101 Alphabets, ancient and modern, with explanation of them." <I>Provenace:</I> Jackson Burke (bookplate). Bigmore & Wyman I, p. 228 (2) | Christie's