May 12, 2021 - Sale 2567

Sale 2567 - Lot 8

Price Realized: $ 195
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 200 - $ 300
JOHNSON, JOHN Typographia, or the Printers' Instructor…
London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, etc., 1824.
2 volumes.
Thick 16mos, approx 5 inches tall, Vol. 1 with portrait frontispiece, illustrated title-page, title-page, (viii), xii, 609 pages, (1), 10 page index. Vol 2, portrait frontispieces, illustrated title-page, title-page, ad leaf, 4 page table of contents, 663 numbered pages, example page, 10-page index, 2 page poem by Mr. Dodd, numerous type specimens, charts, diagrams within text pages, publisher's brown cloth, paper label to spine (Vol. 1 rubbed, cloth frayed, label chipped, Vol. 2, shaken, front cover nearly detached, tears at spine, one through label, which has significant rubbing with loss, overall rubbing, edgewear with slight loss to spine ends, soiling, else a fair to good copy). Tholenaar bookplate to front paste-down.