Printers' & Publishers' Devices in England & Scotland 1485-1640

By: McKerrow, Ronald B.

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London: The Bibliographical Society, at the Chiswick Press, 1913. First edition of this well produced book containing illustrated examples of 428 printers' or publishers' devices from the years 1485 - 1640 in England and Scotland, and supporting text. This is no. XVI of the Illustrated Monograph series of the Bibliographical Society. Tan paper covered boards with linen cloth spine, uncut edges, printed on fine watermarked paper, 218 pages. Formerly from a publisher's reference library, with a bookplate on the front pastedown and a number on the spine. Externally a bit rough, with spine fabric absent and quite a bit of wear and soiling to the covers. Internally near fine, with good hinges and very clean pages free from chips, tears, markings, etc., with no internal library marks. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. First Edition.

Title: Printers' & Publishers' Devices in England & Scotland 1485-1640

Author Name: McKerrow, Ronald B.

Categories: Fine Bindings, Distinctive Press, Early Printing,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: London, The Bibliographical Society, at the Chiswick Press: 1913

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Good

Seller ID: 000556

Keywords: PRINTERS DEVICES PUBLISHERS PRINTING HISTORY BRITISH BIBLIOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY ENGLAND SCOTLAND