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(BASKERVILLE, John.) [New Testament, in Greek.]
Oxford : 1763First edition of the preferred quarto, the octavo edition was published in the same year. The only book to be printed in the Greek type designed and cut by Baskerville himself; "The press made one purchase from Baskerville Savile's Greek types had become unfashionable. Baskerville had been cutting types for just five years but was sufficiently convincing... Learn More£1,650.00
Stock Code: 113574
(BASKERVILLE, JOHN.) Sallust & Florus. [Histories.]
Birmingham : 1773First edition. John Baskerville (1706-1775) was perhaps the most important English typographer of the 18th century, whose typeface remains in use today. Preceding the private press movement by over a century, Baskerville took considerable care in every aspect of the design and production of his books, with the aim of creating a beautiful and accessible... Learn More£950.00
Stock Code: 124662
BASKERVILLE, John (printer). The Book of Common Prayer,
Cambridge : 1761Second Baskerville edition (first published the previous year), this the preferred of two impressions, with the lozenge-and-star border framing each page; here in a particularly elegant binding, possibly executed by the leading German binder John Baumgarten.
John Baskerville (1706-1775) was the most significant English typographer of the 18th... Learn More£1,750.00
Stock Code: 133632
BIBLE; French. La Sainte Bible,
Paris : 1789-1804First edition thus, a particularly large copy of the superior quarto issue, with the plates after two of the finest French illustrators of the period, Marillier and Monsiau. This is a beautiful set bound by Charles Hering (d. 1809), "the artistic successor to Roger Payne, the doyen of English bookbinders" (Marks, p. 46).
This copy is significantly... Learn More£3,500.00
Stock Code: 126552