¶ Humphreys — History of the art of printing (1867)

February 22, 2014

19th cent.

Humphreys, Henry Noel. A history of the art of printing, from its invention to its wide-spread development in the middle of the 16th century, preceded by a short account of the origin of the alphabet and the successive methods of recording events and multiplying MS. books before the invention of printing. London: Bernard Quaritch, 1867.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 717 (sold to Henry Wellcome for £2 16s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library (Closed stores Hist. O/S 2 YHD /HUM).

Reference: MS catalogue (2), no. 470.

Digital version: Google.


Sotheby 1898

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