Lot 112 of 302:
Tory's Champ Fleury  

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Estimate:
$400 - $600

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:
307176
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