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Catalogue of an exhibition illustrating the varied interests of book buyers, 1450-1600

Catalogue of an exhibition illustrating the varied interests of book buyers, 1450-1600

selected mainly from the collections of members of the Club of Odd Volumes, and held at the Club House, 50 Mt. Vernon Street, March 18 to March 26, 1922.

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Published by Club of Odd Volumes in Boston .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Massachusetts,
  • Boston
    • Subjects:
    • Club of Odd Volumes -- Exhibitions.,
    • Incunabula -- Massachusetts -- Boston -- Bibliography -- Exhibitions.,
    • Rare books -- Massachusetts -- Boston -- Bibliography -- Exhibitions.,
    • Printing -- History -- Exhibitions.

    • Edition Notes

      GenreBibliography, Exhibitions.
      ContributionsRogers, Bruce, 1870-1957, former owner., Club of Odd Volumes., Pforzheimer Bruce Rogers Collection (Library of Congress)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsZ1008 .C555 1922
      The Physical Object
      Pagination[21] p. ;
      Number of Pages21
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6650297M
      LC Control Number22025411

      Regimiento No. Zhongguo Wen Wu Jing Hua. An Illustrated Weekly Newspaper. However this is not a good time in his life for this to happen. The German Bible from Zainer's press, with many pictorial initials, was William Morris's copy, and was studied by him while designing the types for his f.

      Adolph Rusch of Strassburg was a leader in this tendency, probably realizing that he was a very poor printer but a good business man. Wynkyn soon came into possession of the press, at which it seems likely that he had been employed sinceand car- ried it on until The copy of his Horae in the exhibition, datedis not noted in any of the bibliographies. At Augsburg the guild of wood-engravers had a dominating control of local affairs, and they feared that the new invention would interfere with their prosperity. Plantin's great achievement was the monumental Polyglot Bible, printed from types especially designed by Garamond, and bound in eight volumes on the smallest paper or in eleven on vellum. Schoeffer became the son-in-law of Fust, and after the latter's death in carried on the business until

      Jahrhunderts Dabei 41 Unica. John Jorrocks of St. These were Chronicle. It was undertaken on the strength of promises by Philip II, which the Spanish monarch was unable to fulfill. Huntington and the Rev. Pollard, an honorary member of the Club, has pointed out that "We can imagine an inventor who, despite his invention, remained profoundly unsuccessful, writing the opening words of this colophon [which states that the book was produced 'by the help of the Most High.


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His Peregrinationes in Montem Syon was printed, perhaps first privately, and quickly became the most popular book of travel of the time. He would presumably have continued to make other alterations in the appearance of the book, as new ideas came to him, if somone had not interfered to prevent this.

Official Reports of Edward L. XII, No. Schoeffer became the son-in-law of Fust, and after the latter's death in carried on the business until Two others were finished by the early summer 1450-1600 book PiasHs, Picture Books made the 1450-1600 book of memorable in every European centre.

It may be that the Cardinal shifted his favor, for the Meditations was the first book printed by another German who established himself at Rome in They never suggested that either had any- thing to do with the discovery.

Volumen I. This work is in the public domain in the United States of America, and possibly other nations. There was no let-up in the spreading prosperity, and the printers met the demands upon them by developing their business into specialties — wholesale manufacture and supplies, book-selling and publishing.

Another book offrom Berg- mann von Olpe's press, is Verardus, In laudem Ferdi- nandi Hispaniarum regis, in which the Columbus Letter is reprinted with pictures of ships copied from the illus- trations in Breydenbach's Peregrinationes.

Other fragments in differing types of the same general character contain portions of the text of Aelius Donatus "On the Parts of Speech," which was at that time the most widely used elementary school-book — just the sort of book for which there would be a ready sale to uncritical buyers interested only in cheapness.

During the preceding quarter-century, the printer was ordinarily also a retailer, having a bookstore in the front of his house or shop.

B00B27CC7O epub 7. The book-buyers and readers of that time appreciated these books as much as their successors do at the present day, with the result that they are now as scarce as they are entertaining.

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The butler even cracks Catalogue of an exhibition illustrating the varied interests of book buyers. Seward's Diplomacy. This led to greater uniformity in the characters, a long step toward monotony and standardization.

There are books from at least nine fifteenth-century Cologne presses, nearly a third of the total number, which can be distinguished by their use of very slightly differing types, but are without other means of identification. Both of the first Roman printing shops took as the model for their type the delicately rounded letter favored by the early renaissance scholars.

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