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|Genre/Form:||Type facsimiles (Printing)
|All Authors / Contributors:||
John Dreyfus; Stanley Morison; A F Johnson; Christophe Plantin; Bowes & Bowes,
|Notes:||Volume 1 issued in portfolio.
Volume 2 published in London by Bodley Head.
|Description:||volumes 41-46 cm|
|Contents:||[v. 1]. Reproductions of fifteen type specimen sheets issued between the sixteenth and eighteenth centuries [nos.1-15] / accompanied by notes mainly derived from the researches of A.F. Johnson [and others] ; with an introductory essay by Stanley Morison. --
2. Reproductions of Christopher Plantin's Index sive specimen characterum 1567 & folio specimen of c.1585, together with the Le Bé-moretus specimen, c.1599 [nos.16-18].
|Responsibility:||General editor: John Dreyfus.|