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Rariora : being notes of some of the printed books, manuscripts, historical documents, medals, engravings, pottery, etc., etc., collected (1858-1900). Vol. I[-III]

Hodgkin, John Eliot.
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[1902]

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Publication/Creation

London : S. Low, Marston & co., ltd, [1902]

Physical description

3 volumes : illustrations, plate, portrait, facsimiles (some color, some folded) ; 29 x 23 cm

Notes

Title within decorative border; headpieces, initials, floreated end-papers, numerous facsimiles of title-pages, autograph letters, etc., etc. "Printed by Bemrose and sons, limited, at their press in the parish of Saint Peter in the town of Derby M.CMII"

Contents

v. 1. Sibi et amicis. A word on the threshold. Classification of the collection. A note of the collection. Index to note.--v. 2. Preface to incunabula. The dawn of typography. The invention. Wooden types. The evolution of the type-mould. Incunabula in the collection. Palæo-typographia hollandica. XVth century proclamations. Watermarks. Bibliographic books. Index to incunabula.--v. 3. Preface to historical braodsides. English broadsides. Index to broadsides. Halinitropyrobolia. Books on fireworks. Fireworks displays. Index to firework books and displays. Lusus naturæ.

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