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Geschichte der Buchdruckerkunst von G A E Bogeng

$1,200.00

Erste – fünfzehnte lieferungen; achtzehnte – vierundzwanzigste lieferungen. Individual parts 1 – 15; 18 – 24. A total of only 22 parts are offered here. Arguably the most comprehensive history of early printing, including the spread of printing technology from Asia to Europe. Profusely illustrated with full- and double-page color illustrations, as well as black-and-white text illustrations. German language text.

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Bogeng, G. A. E., Geschichte der Buchdruckerkunst von G.A.E. Bogeng. Dresden: Demeter-Verlag in Hellerau bei Dresden, [1930-1941?]. Erste – fünfzehnte lieferungen; achtzehnte – vierundzwanzigste lieferungen. Individual parts 1 – 15; 18 – 24. A total of only 22 parts are offered here. At the foot of the title page this notice appears: „Das werk erscheint in ca. 30 lieferungen von 3–4 bogen textund vier tafeln in lichtdruck zum preise von RM. 4 pro lieferung.“ (The work will be published in about 30 deliveries [installments] of 3-4 sheet[s of] text and four sheets in light printing at the price of RM 4 per delivery [installment].) The “sheet” count is before folding. Pages 1 – 440; 497 – 671 paginated; xxi – l (unpaginated illustrations). Measurements are 35 cm x 25 cm. Condition: mostly unopened, wrapper loose on Part 1, all pages present but unglued and loose; front cover of the wrapper on Part 5 is missing, all pages present but unglued and loose; pages unglued and loose in Parts 23 and 24. Arguably the most comprehensive history of early printing, including the spread of printing technology from Asia to Europe. Profusely illustrated with full- and double-page color illustrations, as well as black-and-white text illustrations. German language text.