Oct 16, 2018 - Sale 2488

Sale 2488 - Lot 54

Price Realized: $ 531
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Estimate: $ 400 - $ 600
DIDOT, PIERRE. Specimen des Nouveaux Caractères de la Fonderie et de l'Imprimerie de P. Didot, l'aîné. [40] leaves. 4to, 243x175 mm, original boards, spine darkened, ends chipped, joints partly cracked, cover corners worn; minimal foxing along edges. Front free endpaper inscribed: "De la part de l'auteur." Paris: chez P. Didot, l'aîné, et Jules Didot, fils, 1819

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First type-specimen book from the new foundry established by Didot. Birrell & Garnett 53; Bigmore & Wyman II, 178.