Auction 357 Manuscripts, Letters a.o. Written Documents

IMPOSITION MANUALS -- "BEKNOPTE EN VOLLEDIGE HANDLEIDING tot het overslaan van drukvormen, ten gebruike van letterzetters". 19th c. (1 leaf), 13 pp; (154) lvs. and w. 1 letterpress fold. table. Ms. in Dutch on paper in a legible, but anonymous hand w. a letterpress title. 230 x 140 mm. Cont. clothbacked bind. w. marbled paper sides. -- With: a similar imposition manual, but more primitive. Early 19th c. (45) lvs., the remainder blank. Ms. in Dutch on paper. 130 x 80 mm. Cont. vellum envelope binding. -- And with: F.A. JANSSEN, ed. The Earliest Dutch Imposition Manual. A facsimile of the Manuscript "Overslag-Boek" by J.J.B. Vanderstraelen. N.Y., 2014. 4°. Ocl.

Two scarce Dutch instruction manuals for the typesetting and printing of books and one similar example in facsimile, all volumes suitably stored, each in their own cassette, and with a 4th, similar cassette containing 5 cd roms. All 4 cassettes - covered w. mikura-donsu silk - tog. in a large (38,5 x 31,5 x 16 cm) clamshell ocl. 'box', all handmade, and exclusively for these books, by the Wilgenkamp Bindery. - Imposition manuals in manuscript like these are rather scarce.

€ 1000

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