Ueber Bibliographie und Bibliophilie. Johann Gottlob Immanuel BREITKOPF.

Ueber Bibliographie und Bibliophilie.

Woodcut vignette on title. 30 pp. Large 4to, attractive antique calf-backed marbled boards, spine gilt, red morocco lettering piece on spine. Leipzig: J.G.I. Breitkopf, 1793.

First edition. Breitkopf (1719-94), was an eminent printer, typefounder, and bookseller at Leipzig. This work is mainly concerned with the early history of printing and the design of printing types. It also contains an interesting discussion of the disease known as bibliomania.

Fine copy.

❧ Petzholdt, p. 7–“not uninteresting.”.

Price: $3,250.00

Item ID: 5900

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