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Early Italian writing-books: Renaissance to Baroque

Stanley Morison (1889-1967), the English typographer, had completed a manuscript of this book at the time of his death. Nicolas Barker assumed the task of editing, and it was published in Europe by Edizioni Valdonega. Morison discusses the history of writing and Italian writing before 1500, major Italian calligraphers of the Renaissance, early Baroque Italian calligraphy and the decline of calligraphy, With 21 photographic reproductions of title pages, illustrations, etc, from the writing-books. With a fold-out table listing specific features as they appear in 15 writing-books, a brief biography of Morison, and index.

Copertina flessibile – 1990

Stanley Morison

Calligraphy 1535-1885. A Collection Of Seventy-Two Writing-Books And Specimens From The Italian, French, Low Countries And Spanish Schools.

Illustrated wraps. From a limited edition of 2000 copies on Fabriano paper. An excellent resource, rich with wonderful specimens of elaborate penwork (including letters, animals, decorative borders, and more), with indices and bibliography.

Copertina flessibile – 1962

Stanley Morison

Bookbindings and Other Bibliophily: Essays in Honour of Anthony Hobson

Patterned cloth, 365 pp, plates. Includes essays in English (10), French (2) and Italian (1) Contents: Foreword by Frederick B. Adams; Editor’s preface; Anthony Robert Alwyn Hobson, by Nicolas Barker; Grolier bindings in the Otto Schäfer Library, by Manfred von Arnim; From Baroque to Neoclassicism: French Eighteenth Century Bindings at Oxford, by Giles Barber; On the history of bookbinding in the Low Countries: a Glimpse of Prosper Verheyden and his correspondents c. 1900-1947, by Elly Cockx-Indestege; Marques de libraires et d’éditeurs dorées sur des reliures, by Georges Colin; “Un grand Duc, immortel à la posterité”: some bindings for Anne de Montmorency, by Mirjam M. Foot; Peter Schoeffer and the book-trade in Mainz: evidence for the organization, by Lotte Hellinga; Three Ethiopic bindings, by Bent Juel-Jensen; Legature del Piccolpasso e legature Viscontee nella Biblioteca Ambrosiana di Milano, by Piccarda Quilici; Some English, Scottish, Welsh and Irish book-collectors in Italy, 1465-1800, by Dennis E. Rhodes; Books belonging to William Warham, Archdeacon of Canterbury, c. 1504-1532, by David J. Shaw; Some observations on Dutch publishers’ bindings up till 1800, by Jan Storm van Leeuwen; Notes sur Thomas Mahieu, by Jeanne Veyrin-Forrer; Bibliography of A.R.A. Hobson.

Hardcover – 1994

Edizioni valdonega, D.E Rhodes

Giovanni Mardersteig stampatore, editore, umanista.

Edizioni Valdonega, Verona, 1989. Brossura. Catalogue of the exhibition at Museo di Castelvecchio Verona in 1989.

Hardcover – 1989

Edizioni valdonega, Franco Origoni e Sergio Marinelli

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