Milano: Coi Tippi Dell'Isituto Grafico Bertieri, 1934 [XII E.F.]. ,329,pp. plus plates. Quarto. Modern cloth and fabriano over boards, original labels preserved. Spine label rubbed, otherwise near fine in custom cloth and marbled board slipcase. Item #WRCLIT76574
First edition. A collection of essays on a number of aspects of book making, publishing and design, both antiquarian and modern, copiously illustrated, some in color, and with various tipped-in specimens. Contributors include R. Bertieri, Augusto Calabi, Pio Colombo, Mario Ferrigni, G,G, Giannini, and Dalmazzo Gianolio. OCLC locates 6 copies spread over four entries, only two of them (Morgan Library and National Gallery of Art) in North America. OCLC: 79103359.