Cover image for Principia typographica. The block-books, or xylographic delineations of scripture history; issued in Holland, Flanders and Germany, during the fifteenth century, exemplified and considered in connexion with the origin of printing. To which is added an attempt to elucidate the character of the paper-marks of the period.
Title:
Principia typographica. The block-books, or xylographic delineations of scripture history; issued in Holland, Flanders and Germany, during the fifteenth century, exemplified and considered in connexion with the origin of printing. To which is added an attempt to elucidate the character of the paper-marks of the period.
Author:
Sotheby, Samuel Leigh, 1805-1861.
Publication Information:
London : Printed for the author by W. McDowall, 1858.
Physical Description:
3 volumes : facsimiles (partly color) ; 37 cm
General Note:
Of the 250 copies printed, 220 were sold at auction May 5, 1858.
Language:
English
Contents:
v. 1. Holland and the Low countries.--v. 2. Germany.--v. 3. Paper-marks.
Format :
Book