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Principia typographica. The block-books, or xylographic delineations of scripture history; issued in Holland, Flanders and Germany, during the fifteenth century, exemplified and considered in connexion with the origin of printing. To which is added an attempt to elucidate the character of the paper-marks of the period. Preview this item
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Principia typographica. The block-books, or xylographic delineations of scripture history; issued in Holland, Flanders and Germany, during the fifteenth century, exemplified and considered in connexion with the origin of printing. To which is added an attempt to elucidate the character of the paper-marks of the period.

Author: Samuel Leigh Sotheby
Publisher: London, Printed for the author by W. McDowall, 1858.
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Genre/Form: History
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Sotheby, Samuel Leigh, 1805-1861.
Principia typographica.
London, Printed for the author by W. McDowall, 1858
(OCoLC)663388516
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Samuel Leigh Sotheby
OCLC Number: 1921623
Notes: Of the 250 copies printed, 220 were sold at auction May 5, 1858.
Description: 3 volumes facsimiles (some color) 37 cm
Contents: v. 1. Holland and the Low countries.--v. 2. Germany.--v. 3. Paper-marks.
Other Titles: Paper-marks in the early block-books of the Netherlands and Germany
Responsibility: A work contemplated by the late Samuel Sotheby, and carried out by his son, Samuel Leigh Sotheby ...

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