Bibliopola. Pictures and Texts About the Book Trade. Two volumes.

Hamburg; New York: Dr. Ernst Hauswell & Co.; R. R. Bowker, (1966),

First Edition. folios, cloth with leather spine labels. ( xxvi), 126pp. with 317 text illustrations and 2 facsimiles; (x), 256pp. with 258 plates and 2 facsimiles. Dr. Ernst Hauswell & Co.; R. R. Bowker, Item #29664

Text in English, French and German. English translation by Frederick Plaat. French translation by Bernhard Ernst. A handsome two volume history of the development of the book trade industry in Europe, the Orient and America with classic illustrations, in black and white and full color, of all aspects of the trade. The books were designed by Herman Zapf. With the later bookplate of Dr. Eugene S. Flamm, neurosurgeon, bibliophile and former president of the Grolier Club, designed by Abe Lerner and printed by Jerry Kelly. Spine labels very lightly faded, else a fine, clean set.

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