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    [Books about Books.] Stanley Morison. The Art of the Printer: 250 Title & Text Pages Selected from Books Composed in the Roman Letter Printed from 1500 to 1900. London: Ernest Benn Limited, 1925. [with:] Joseph Blumenthal, essay. Art of the Printed Book, 1455-1955: Masterpieces of Typography Through Five Centuries from the Collections of the Pierpont Morgan Library, New York. New York: Pierpont Morgan Library, [1973]. Publishers' bindings, one in a dust jacket. Art of the Printer is ex-library, with bookplate, spine label, check out card, inkstamps, and library adhesive; rubbing, soiling, dampstaining, and wear to extremities with closed tear on spine; front hinge cracked, rear hinge separating, pages over-opened, toning on pages. Art of the Printed Book: 1455-1955 front cover is dampstained, cockling cloth and a portion of the textblock; corners bumped. Dust jacket stained, soiled and worn. Overall, fair or better. From the Krown & Spellman Collection.

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