Lot 127 of 338:
Tory's Champ Fleury  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$360
Estimate:
$300 - $500

Title:
Champ Fleury
Author:
Tory, Geofroy
Place:
New York
Publisher:
The Grolier Club
Date:
1927
Description:

xxiii, 208 pp. Translated and annotated by George B. Ives. Decorated initials throughout. (4to) bound in later dark brown paneled polished calf; new endpapers, top edge gilt. One of 390 copies on antique wove rag paper, out of a total of 397 copies.

A classic study of the printing arts and typography, including proportions of letters of the Roman alphabet compared to the ideal human physical form, by the 16th century printer of Bourges.

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Light wear and scuffing to calf; light toning to interior; very good or better.
 
Item number:
307176a
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