The Officina Bodoni An Account of the Work of a Hand Press 1923-1977. Giovanni Mardersteig.

The Officina Bodoni An Account of the Work of a Hand Press 1923-1977

Verona: Edizioni Valdonega, 1980. First edition. Hardcover. 286 & 90 pages. Folio, 30.5 x 21 cm. Limited edition, copy 95 of 99 accompanied by a second volume containing ten original leaves from hand-printed books of the Officina Bodoni, including a rare vellum leaf from Ovid's Nasonis Amores, with a note from the publisher that the second volume housing "The ten four-page leaves may differ in each copy." The latter were "made up of spare sheets of books printed in its archives." Edited by Hans Schmoller. Orig. half brown morocco and tan basket weave cloth, backstrips lettered or decorated in gilt. Fine in fine matching slipcase. 2 vols. Item #21066

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