Calligraphy and Palaeography. Essays Presented to Alfred Fairbank on his 70th Birthday.

New York: October House, (1966),

First American Edition. quarto, cloth in dust jacket. xxiii, (287)pp. October House, Item #29939

A section devoted to palaeography includes original work by Professor B. L. Ullman, and Dr. R. W. Hunt, who writes a fascinating account of a Pliny which once belonged to the scribe Coluccio Salutati. Other essays are devoted to famous writing masters - Arrighi, Mercator, Cocker, Hodgkin and Benjamin Franklin Foster. Also with contributions by John Dreyfus, Paul Standard, Bent Rhode, Philip Hofer, Francis Meynell, Jan Tschichold, Nicolete Gray, Sir Sidney Cockerell Alfred Fairbank and many others. Extensively Illustrated. Jacket not price clipped with a touch of soiling to back panel. Book fine, clean and unmarked.

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