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Author: MUSÉE DU LIVRE BRUXELLES ( ÉDITEUR ) - GÉRARD ROOSEN Title: Musée du Livre - 40e Fascicule - 1917 . Le Musée du Livre - La Lettre ornée - son caractère - son emploi. ( conférence par Gérard Roosen ).
Description: 0. Bruxelles, Musée du Livre, 1917 , in-4°, 28,5 x 21,5 cm, pp (765 - 775) . Leaves bound together with a silk tie, no wrapper ( as issued). Fine copy. This is the 40th issue ( fascicule in French) of the prestigeous Brussels' periodical devoted to the art of the book. It covers the whole subject : typography, lettering , binding, illustration...Its pre-war publications (before 1914) are rightly famous for the beautiful typographical execution. The project , animated by Henri Liebrecht, could rely on the aid of the main Brussels printing houses, paper and ink suppliers. ( e.g. Imprimerie Goossens, établ. Malvaux ...). They published 4 issues per year ( fascicules ), some of these issues were accompanied by plates ( not on offer here ). .
Price: EUR 32.00 = appr. US$ 34.78 Seller: Antiquariaat Wim de Goeij
- Book number: 49973