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    Sale 2488 | Lot 54
    Price Realized: $531With Buyer's Premium
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    • Sale 2488 Lot 54

      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

      Estimate $400 - 600

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


      Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $531