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Title: Johann Gutenberg and his Bible. A historical...
Publisher: New York, The Typophiles, 1988.
Book Description New York, The Typophiles, 1988., 1988. 8°, publisher's cloth with dust jacket. As new. 154 pp., (1 blank, 1 l.). One of 1,100 copies. *** This is the original edition, which went out of print soon after publication. The only work in English to survey Gutenberg scholarship from the fifteenth century to the mid-1980s; also includes a detailed discussion of the 42-line Bible of 1455. Designed by Abe Lerner, and set and printed in Monotype Van Dijck by Michael & Winifred Bixler.***. Bookseller Inventory # 25959
Book Description New York, The Typophiles, 1988. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. Typophile Chapbook 58. 154 pp. + colophon.4 5/8 in. x 7 ¼ in. One of 1,100 copies. Purple cloth with gilt titling on spine, gilt motto on front cover. In a printed paper dust jacket with the original price showing. From the front flap: "(the book) provides, for the first time, an English-language summary of the history of Gutenberg scholarship from the fifteenth century through the mid-1980s." Inscribed in ink on the colophon: "For Bill Targ, an old friend. Abe Lerner. Nov. 8, 1988." Lerner designed the book. Targ (1907-1999) was a famous book editor and collector, best known for publishing Mario Puzo's "The Godfather" while editor-in-chief at Putnam's. Bookseller Inventory # ABE-1314358450