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Catalogue 43 General #10252/1

Carter (John) and Muir (Percy) Comps. and Eds.


A descriptive catalogue illustrating the impact of print on the evolution of western civilization during five centuries with and introductory essay by Denys Hay

Published: London, 1967

Stock Number: #10252/1

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280 pages folio (320 x220mm), numerous black and white illustrations, red cloth titled gilt on the spine, a fine copy in the dust jacket. First edition

Editor's Note: The invention of printing with movable type, by Johann Gutenberg of Mainz in the fifth decade of the fifteenth century, was crucial to the whole evolution of western civilization during the ensuing 500 years. In this volume will be found full descriptions of books etc, which are of prime importance to the mind of man.