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SCHELTER & GIESECKEFünfundsiebzig Jahre des Hauses J.G.Schelter & Giesecke in Leipzig.
The sumptuous decorative binding
A beautifully printed and illustrated history of a famous firm of German type founders, which was established in Leipzig in 1819. Associated with some of the most famous names in publishing, such as Tauchnitz and Breitkopf & Härtel, the firm developed increasingly sophisticated type-casting machinery described here.
A view of one of the storerooms in the printing works
CollationSmall folio. (ii) + 62pp incl. many photo ills. Chromolitho frontis. Orig. decorative silver and green boards. A lovely copy.
Catalogue No: 5142