THE ESTIENNES. Estienne family, Mark Pattison.
THE ESTIENNES.
THE ESTIENNES.

THE ESTIENNES.

A biographical essay by Mark Pattison. Illustrated with original leaves from books printed by the three greatest members of that distinguished family. Pp. [xiv]+42+[2](colophon, blank), printed in red & black, pictorial title page, text decorations; f'cap. folio; cloth backed dark pink papered boards, printed paper title label on spine, gilt vignette at centre of upper board; uncut; upper hinge starting, endpapers lightly offset; The Book Club of California, San Francisco, 1949. Edition limited to 390 copies, printed at The Grabhorn Press, each containing 3 tipped-in original leaves from books printed by members of the Estienne family. Hamel 101. *Leaf book. In this copy, the original leaves are from: [Richard of St. Victor], Egregii Patris Ricardi de Superdivina Trinitate, printed by Henri Estienne, Paris, 1510 (pp. 150/1); [Eusebius of Caesarea], Eusebii Pamphili Evangelicae Praeparationis [libri XV], printed by Robert Estienne, Paris, 1544 (pp. 277/8, printed in Greek, with an early brief annotation to the verso fore-edge); [Cassius Dio Cocceianus], Dionis Cassii Romanarum Historiarum [libri XXV], printed by Henri Estienne II, Geneva, 1592 (pp. 631/2, double column dual text, Greek and Latin). Item #085438

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