May 12, 2021 - Sale 2567

Sale 2567 - Lot 14

Price Realized: $ 1,188
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 800 - $ 1,200
[SPECIMEN BOOK — ROOS & JUNGE] Preis-Courant von Roos & Junge Schriftgiesserei.
Offenbach am Main, [n.d. c. 1880].
Large quarto, 9 3/4 x 6 1/4 inches, chromolithographic title with metallic ink, other similarly printed display leaves and divisional titles, with type, ornaments, and vignettes illustrated throughout, bound in full contemporary brown cloth, ornately stamped in low relief and gilt binding by Hüber & Denck of Leipzig (binding shaken, tears to covering material, losses at head and tail; at least five leaves removed, other leaves cropped or with small sections cut out; most pages and gaps supplied in photocopy facsimile). Rare, OCLC locates only the Newberry Library copy.