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Oblong 8vo. 6 3/4" x 9 1/4". 54pp. Blindstamped brown cloth boards with gilt lettering. Fifth edition of this book of alphabet specimens, scarce in any edition. Corners rubbed, narrow stain down left side of front cover. Each page depicts in color various alphabets, ornaments, and styles, including lettering and initials, from the 8th until the 17th century.
Title: THE BOOK OF ORNAMENTAL ALPHABETS, ANCIENT AND MEDIEVAL, FROM THE EIGHTH CENTURY WITH NUMERALS, INCLUDING GOTHIC;CHURCH TEXT, LARGE AND SMALL; GERMAN ARABESQUE; INITIALS FOR ILLUMINATION, MONOGRAMS, CROSSES &C.
Categories: Printing and Typography,
Publisher: London:, Lockwood and Co.,: 1863.
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Seller ID: 479