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LETTER IN PRAISE OF VERONA (1489).|A
Officina Bodoni, Verona 1974 - tall 8vo. quarter vellum with blue Roma paper sides with woodcut pattern in white, top edge gilt, slipcase. 55, (3) pages. In the original Latin text with an English translation by Betty Radice. Limited to 150 numbered copies. (Schmoller 190). Printed on Pescia mould-made paper by Giovanni Mardersteig at the Officina Bodoni in yellow, red and black. Postscript by Giovanni Mardersteig translated into English by Hans Schmoller. Reprint and translation of one of the rarest of Italian incunabula, Barduzzi's letter to Giovanni Nesi, printed in 1489 by Paulus Fridenperger, Verona's last 15th century printer. This version contains the little known decorations added by Felice Feliciano which were used for the first reprint of the 1489 edition. Feliciano was, according to Mardersteig, one of the most important Italian calligraphers of his day. A number of examples of his work are reproduced here along with a short biographical sketch by Mardersteig. quarter vellum with blue Roma paper sides with woodcut pattern in white, top edge gilt, slipcase [Attributes: Hard Cover]
      [Bookseller: Oak Knoll Books, ABAA, ILAB]
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