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    [Featured Lot]. [Books about Books]. [Early Printing]. Joseph Ames. Typographical Antiquities: Being an Historical Account of Printing in England: with Some Memoirs of our Antient Printers, and a Register of the Books Printed by Them from the Year MCCCCXXI to the Year MDC, et al. London: Printed by W. Faden, 1749. Later quarter leather over contemporary leather boards, with spine titles in gilt. Corners bumped and showing. Some rubbing, soiling and edgewear to extremities. Some foxing, chipping and offsetting to endpapers, with closed tear at rear errata. Some minor foxing and toning scattered throughout. Bookplate. Very good.

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    5th Thursday
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