Lot 69 of 175:
Daniel Berkeley Updike's Printing Types Inscribed  

Click image to enlarge
Lot closed - unsold
Estimate:
$200 - $300

Title:
Printing Types: Their History, Forms, And Use: A Study In Survivals

Author:
Updike, Daniel Berkeley

Place:
Cambridge

Publisher:
Harvard University Press

Date:
1937

Description:

Two volumes. 4to, red cloth, gilt spine titles. Second Edition. Inscribed by Updike on the front free endpaper of Volume 1 to A.V. Fitzpatrick.

A. V. Fitzgerald copy. This second edition incorporates new material not available or known to Updike in 1922 when he wrote the original edition, such as the Egenolff-Berner specimen sheet of 1592 and the 1621 specimen book of Jean Jannon of Sedan.

Donated by Thorn Books, Tucson, AZ.


Lot Amendments

Condition:
The dustwrappers are darkened with age (especially at the spines), rough along the edges, and the jacket to Volume 2 has a large closed tear and crease on the front (no loss); neat accession numbers on each free endpaper, presumably form Fitzpatrick's library.


 
Item number:
244001
Shipping info:

We have a full service shipping department to ensure proper packing and safe delivery of purchases at reasonable cost. We are specialists at packing and shipping books and works on paper.   All lots purchased by the same client are combined for shipping in order to keep the cost as economical as possible.  Our preferred method for domestic shipments is UPS Ground but we can also ship via FedEx or USPS Priority Mail. We do NOT ship USPS Media Mail under any circumstances.For international orders we select the most appropriate carrier depending on the value and weight of the items purchased.  We are happy to accommodate special arrangements by request.

Invoices are sent out the day following the auction and include a minimum $10 handling fee plus actual shipping and insurance charges.

Shipping estimates can be obtained  by contacting [email protected] prior to the auction.

 

Terms and conditions

CONTRACTS

All accepted bids are contracts and are considered final and non withdrawable.

BUYER'S PREMIUM

A buyer's premium of 20% will be applied to all purchases.

ONLINE BIDDING

The person posting the bids online has to be the person who has registered for the auction.