(Leaf Book)

Nicolas Jenson. Together with a Leaf from the Jenson Pliny.

Jenson, Nicolas (illus.)

Boston: Nimrod Press, 1966. Folio. 7pp. One of 125 copies. A discussion of Jenson’s life and influence, with a leaf showing his beautiful Roman type from the 1472 edition of Pliny’s Natural History, printed in Venice. Even more than 500 years after Jenson first developed his Roman type, it is still praised by historians, printers, and typographers alike for its clarity and character. A very fine copy in green cloth with a printed label. Item #29568

(Chalmers 146).

Price: $950.00

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