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The Resource Gravure et Fonderie de C. Derriey : spécimen-album

Gravure et Fonderie de C. Derriey : spécimen-album

Label
Gravure et Fonderie de C. Derriey : spécimen-album
Title
Gravure et Fonderie de C. Derriey
Title remainder
spécimen-album
Title variation
  • Spécimen-album
  • Essais de typographie
Creator
Contributor
Engraver
Former owner
Publisher
Subject
Genre
Language
fre
Summary
Specimen book of the Derriey Foundry, produced for the Great London Exhibition of 1862, and described by Bigmore and Wyman in their Bibliography of printing (London: Bernard Quaritch, 1880-1886) as "one of the most beautiful works ever issued."
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Summary expansion
The album is arranged in eight sections: vignettes, decorative type, pen flourishes, cartouches, ornaments, rules, music, and commercial papers; each section has a decorative title page printed in colors and gold. More than 30 leaves are printed in multiple colors
Label
Gravure et Fonderie de C. Derriey : spécimen-album
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from title-page on recto of leaf 2
  • Four preliminary leaves include contents and price list
Contents
Vignettes -- Caracterès ornés -- Traits de plume -- Coins composés -- Filets -- Reglure -- Musique et Plain-Chant -- Album (Etiquettes, Cartes, Tetes de Lettres, Factures, Tableaux, Lettres de voiture et mandat...)
Dimensions
41 cm (folio)
Extent
[4], 185, [1] leaves
Note
Spec. Coll. copy: red pebble-grain cloth boards, paneled in blind; spine rebacked, with original dark red morocco backstrip affixed; gilt spine panels; gold-stamped spine title "C. Derriey. Typographie;" brown and teal marbled endpapers. Large bookplate on front pastedown of Boris Daew, with his motto "Without books God is silent" and manuscript shelf-mark number "384" in blue ink. In modern beige cloth clamshell box; paper spine label printed in black with title "Charles Derriey. Essais de Typographie. 1862."
Other physical details
illustrations (some colored)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)36816658
  • ucoclc36816658
Label
Gravure et Fonderie de C. Derriey : spécimen-album
Publication
Note
  • Title from title-page on recto of leaf 2
  • Four preliminary leaves include contents and price list
Contents
Vignettes -- Caracterès ornés -- Traits de plume -- Coins composés -- Filets -- Reglure -- Musique et Plain-Chant -- Album (Etiquettes, Cartes, Tetes de Lettres, Factures, Tableaux, Lettres de voiture et mandat...)
Dimensions
41 cm (folio)
Extent
[4], 185, [1] leaves
Note
Spec. Coll. copy: red pebble-grain cloth boards, paneled in blind; spine rebacked, with original dark red morocco backstrip affixed; gilt spine panels; gold-stamped spine title "C. Derriey. Typographie;" brown and teal marbled endpapers. Large bookplate on front pastedown of Boris Daew, with his motto "Without books God is silent" and manuscript shelf-mark number "384" in blue ink. In modern beige cloth clamshell box; paper spine label printed in black with title "Charles Derriey. Essais de Typographie. 1862."
Other physical details
illustrations (some colored)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)36816658
  • ucoclc36816658

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