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Daniel Berkeley Updike's Printing Types Inscribed  

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

Updike, Daniel Berkeley


Harvard University Press



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

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.

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