Item #223220 Recherches sur les imprimeurs & libraires d'Orléans. Henri-Théodore-Martin Herluison.
Recherches sur les imprimeurs & libraires d'Orléans

Recherches sur les imprimeurs & libraires d'Orléans.

Orléans: G. Jacob for H. Herluison, 1868.

PRINTED ON VELLUM, one of perhaps no more than three copies. FIRST EDITION. Herluison limited his edition to 78 copies, a very few of which were printed on vellum. The present vellum copy is numbered 3 and initialled by the author/publisher. 1 vols. 8vo. Modern red half morocco, edges uncut Item #223220

This book lists all of the booksellers and printers active in Orléans beginning in the 14th century, which makes it an excellent source for those interested in print history. Each bookseller is given a brief biographical description, followed by a list of books for which they were responsible. A rare resource for those interested in the history of bookselling and printing in this region of France.

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