Folio. Or.buckram. 28pp. b/w ills. Buckram unevenly faded else Fine. Printed by Patrick Reagh Printers on Arches Text paper. Edition of 164 numbered copies, this number 49. Scarce. Contains an original leaf of the 1499 Aldine edition of Scriptores Astronomicic Veteres with a few rubricated initials. N° de ref. de la librería
Título: JULIUS FIRMICUS MATERNUS and the ALDINE ...
Editorial: Los Angeles. Kenneth Karmiole.
Año de publicación: 1981
Descripción Kenneth Karmiole, Los Angeles, 1981. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: Near Fine. First edition. Book in near fine condition (a little fading to the cloth spine and edges). Contents fine. Leaf with that lovely roman type, leaf with some stains but still bright and clear. Copies 1-20 contained an illustrated leaf, 21-164, leaf not illustrated. This copy not numbered but, in any event, with a leaf that is not illustrated. Printed by Patrick Reagh Printers on Arches Text paper. One of the nicer leaf books. Hamel & Slver, Disbound and Dispersed 172. Nº de ref. de la librería 3940
Descripción Los Angeles Kenneth Karmiole, Bookseller 1981, 1981. Estado de conservación: fine. edition limited to 164 numbered copies. [1-10], 28, pp. Folio. Brown cloth with paper spine label. Spine lightly faded. Leaf contained in paper folder bound after title page. Some light age-tone toning to leaf. One large rubricated initial and four additional small decorations in blue and red in text. The leaf has signature mark "d.". A fine copy. fine An attractively printed leaf book (limited to 164 numbered copies, this being #23) with an original leaf from the Aldine Press edition of Firmicus' treatise on Astrology. Aldus Manutius was responsible for many innovations in early printing, including Italic type and popularizing smaller format books. The Aldine press was established in 1495 and active well into the 16th century, but a mere 30 or so titles came off their press in the incunabular period. This leaf is a fine example of an incunabulum from their press complete with rubrication and additional decoration. (Disbound and Dispersed 172). Nº de ref. de la librería 135608
Descripción Kenneth Karmiole, Los Angeles, 1981. First edition. Number 56 of 164 copies printed by Patrick Reagh. Presentation inscription, signed by the publisher. Small folio. , 11-28pp. plus bibliography. Decorated title page plus 6 illustrations. Gray cloth, paper spine label. A very fine copy. Includes an original leaf, from an incunable, laid into a folding paper envelope within the book and includes some rubrication in red and blue. Aldus Manutius was responsible for many innovations in early printing, including Italic type and popularizing smaller format books. The Aldine Press was established in 1495 and active well into the 16th century, but a mere 30 or so titles came off their press in the incunabular period. Nº de ref. de la librería 7898