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Printer's Manual

MOMORO, Antoine François (1756–1794)

Paris:  chez A. F. Momoro, Imprimeur-Libraire,  1793
Binding: Contemporary green vellum, rebacked with the original spine laid down, corners worn.
Provenance: From the collection of Giles Barber (1930–2012).
OFFERED WITH Barber’s copy of the facsimile reprint (Farnborough: Gregg International Publishers Ltd, 1971. 8vo, cloth) with his pencilled signature, notes on his copy of the original edition and his marginal corrections and notes and further on the endleaves.
£2,000


The first printer’s manual to be arranged alphabetically. First edition.