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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.

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