FOURNIER (PIERRE SIMON) Manuel Typographique, 2 vol., FIRST EDITION, 1764-1776
Lot 488
FOURNIER (PIERRE SIMON) Manuel Typographique, 2 vol., FIRST EDITION, 1764-1776
Sold for £1,875 (US$ 3,151) inc. premium
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FOURNIER (PIERRE SIMON)
Manuel Typographique, 2 vol., FIRST EDITION, half-title to vol. one (all called for), 2 engraved frontispieces and 16 folding plates, 5 folding specimens of music (one printed in red and black), occasional spotting, nineteenth century drab boards, a little rubbed, stained and chipped [Bigmore and Wyman, I, p.228], small 8vo, Paris, Imprimé par l'auteur ... & se vend chez Barbou, 1764-1776

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  • "The Manuel Typographique is a work which no student of French typography can afford to be without." (Updike, Printing Types, I, p.260)
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