Black-letter: an interpretation of events relating to the time and presence of Johann Gutenberg. Jeffrey Atherton.
Black-letter: an interpretation of events relating to the time and presence of Johann Gutenberg
Black-letter: an interpretation of events relating to the time and presence of Johann Gutenberg

One of 26 lettered copies

Black-letter: an interpretation of events relating to the time and presence of Johann Gutenberg

Marina del Rey: Bieler Press, 2000. Edition limited to 146 copies, this one of 26 lettered copies (copy 'I') signed by the author and the printer, Gerald Lange; small folio, pp. 41, [5]; text printed in double column; original green Japanese cloth-backed blue-gray linen-covered boards, the upper cover die-cut to reveal a recessed collotype, 'Mirror and Mould', made from the glass plate, which itself is inset into a frame and mounted inside the publisher's black cloth clamshell box. "An interpretation of events relating to the time and presence of Johann Gutenberg...a speculative examination based on the extant Gutenberg research and historical studies of the time period [and] fashioned as a pre-World War I bibliographic ghost" (prospectus). Item #50351

Price: $2,500.00

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