1989 · New Castle [DE]
Well-constructed facsimile of Dibdin's 1823 notebook with a detailed introduction by Renato Rabaiotti, excerpts from Dibdin's Library Companion facing appropriate facsimiles, and a then-current finding-list of books, manuscripts, and prints examined by Dibdin in Cambridge libraries, as compiled by David McKitterick.
Mardersteig printed 250 copies of the text in Monotype Times 10/11 24 gr. on paper from Magnani of Pescia, Italy, with plentiful margins and more facsimiles on the endpapers.
Provenance: From the library of American collector Albert A. Howard, small booklabel ("AHA") at rear. Quarter black calf and grey paper–covered boards, gilt lettering on spine, and black ribbon placemarker. Housed in a grey paper–covered slipcase with uneven fading from sun; slipcase otherwise as new, as the volume itself is. => Worthy of any admirer of Dibdin or McKitterick. (Inventory #: 37907)