NOTITIA HISTORICO - LITTERARIA De LIBRIS Ab ARTIS TYPOGRAPHICAE INVENTIONE VSQVE Ad ANNUM MCCCCLXXVIIII. Impressis: in Bibliotheca Liberi, ac Imperialis Monasterii ad SS. Vdalricum et Afram Augustae Extantibus. Accedunt VIII. Tabulae Aereae Sexaginta Primorum Typographorum Alphabeta Continentes.

Avgvstae Vindelicorvm [Augsberg Germany]: Sumnptibus Fratrum Veith, Bibliofolarvm. 1788. 1st edition (Bigmore & Wyman I, p. 79). xvi, 207, [1] pp. Errata last page (which a prior owner has implemented via pen & Ink). Untrimmed. Head- & tailpieces. Illustrated at rear with 8 folding copperplate engraved tables of alphabets used by the early printers. 4to: )( )()(4 A - 2C4. Period drab boards with printed title to spine. Expected wear & staining to binding. PO bookplate over removal evidence of a prior bookplate. Some light foxing & faint discoloration to lower right quadrant of textblock. Withal, a Very Good copy. Item #27482

This Part I of an eventual 2-part work, the second part being published the year following [1789]. No copies at auction these last 30+ years.

Price: $975.00