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Bullen (Henry Lewis) Nicolas Jenson, Printer of Venice..., one of 207 copies with an original leaf,
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Bullen (Henry Lewis) Nicolas Jenson, Printer of Venice..., number 27 of 207 copies with an original leaf, signed presentation copy from the printer inscribed "To ?Mildred H.Rosenberg - Book Lover From John Henry Nash - Book Maker" on front free endpaper, original leaf and prospectus loosely inserted, both a little foxed, marginal browning to text, original vellum-backed marbled boards, uncut, a little rubbed, San Francisco, John Henry Nash, 1926 § Jones (George W., printer) A Distinguished Family of French Printers of the Sixteenth Century: Henri & Robert Estienne, one of 100 copies, Linotype & Machinery Ltd., 1929; Robert Granjon: Sixteenth Century Type Founder and Printer, one of 400 copies, Brooklyn, NY, Mergenthaler Linotype Co., 1931, the last two with illustrations, original vellum-backed marbled boards, uncut, the second with slip-case (rubbed), both printed by George W.Jones, folio (3)

⁂ The original leaf in the first is from Plutarch's Vitae Parallelae Illustrium Virorum vol.2, printed by Jenson at Venice in 1478.
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Bullen (Henry Lewis) Nicolas Jenson, Printer of Venice..., one of 207 copies with an original leaf,

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0007: Bullen (Henry Lewis) Nicolas Jenson, Printer of Venice..., one of 207 copies with an original leaf,

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Est. £200 - £300Starting Price £140
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Bullen (Henry Lewis) Nicolas Jenson, Printer of Venice..., number 27 of 207 copies with an original leaf, signed presentation copy from the printer inscribed "To ?Mildred H.Rosenberg - Book Lover From John Henry Nash - Book Maker" on front free endpaper, original leaf and prospectus loosely inserted, both a little foxed, marginal browning to text, original vellum-backed marbled boards, uncut, a little rubbed, San Francisco, John Henry Nash, 1926 § Jones (George W., printer) A Distinguished Family of French Printers of the Sixteenth Century: Henri & Robert Estienne, one of 100 copies, Linotype & Machinery Ltd., 1929; Robert Granjon: Sixteenth Century Type Founder and Printer, one of 400 copies, Brooklyn, NY, Mergenthaler Linotype Co., 1931, the last two with illustrations, original vellum-backed marbled boards, uncut, the second with slip-case (rubbed), both printed by George W.Jones, folio (3)

⁂ The original leaf in the first is from Plutarch's Vitae Parallelae Illustrium Virorum vol.2, printed by Jenson at Venice in 1478.

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