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Author Name    Ashley, Frederick W.

Title   THE VOLLBEHR INCUNABULA AND THE BOOK OF BOOKS Address by Frederick W. Ashley, Chief Assistant Librarian of the Library of Congress, Before the Eleventh National Conference on Printing Education at a Session Held in the Library of Congress Auditorium, Washington, District of Columbia, on the twenty-seventh day of June, anno Domini nineteen hundred and thirty two.

Book Condition   Near Fine

Publisher   Washington DC: Government Printing Office, 1932.

Seller ID   272

Folio. Printed parchment wrappers. Stunningly printed in black, blue and red in 42 lines of type, in homage to the printing of Vollbehr's copy of the Gutenberg Bible, which the Public Printer, George Henry Carter, helped to secure for the Library of Congress. Congress. A sumptuous and remarkable production. From the colophon: "Designed and printed by George Henry Carter.public printer of the United States of America. to the number of four hundred and twenty copies bound in parchment, impressed on handmade paper with Cloister types in two columns of forty-two lines each and illuminated with handmade initial letters smiliar to the Gutenberg Bible in the Library of Congress.MCMXXXII. This copy is no 163."

Price = 200.00 USD

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