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Blissful Books and Bindings


Ongania, Ferdinando, 1842-1911, pub.
     Early Venetian Printing Illustrated. Venice, F. Ongania ; New York, C. Scribner's sons; [etc., etc.], 1895.

A fine work on the printer's art, showing facsimiles of illustrations, typefaces and devices used in Venetian books of the 15th and 16th centuries.
     Bound by Stikeman in half citron morocco; decorated and lettered in gold;marbled paper sides; marbled end papers; gilt top. Errata slip tipped in.

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