A DISTINGUISHED FAMILY OF FRENCH PRINTERS OF THE SIXTEENTH CENTURY, HENRI & ROBERT ESTIENNE
first editionVellum-backed boards
by Mergenthaler Linotype Company
Brooklyn, NY: Mergenthaler, 1929. First Edition. Vellum-backed boards. Fine. Folio. (12)pp; engraved frontispiece portrait and title-page device, headpiece, decorated initials, tailpiece, ruled pages. Colophon: Printed in London by George W. Jones at "The Sign of the Dolphin" in Gough Square. Bound in vellum-backed marbled boards, gilt spine title; vellum slightly wormed prior to use in binding. 13.5" x 8.5"
Limited to 400 copies, printed on Kelmscott paper in Linotype Estienne Old Face type. Laid in is a small publisher's broadside displaying Linotype Estienne Old Face in 18 to 12 point type. (Inventory #: 038644)
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