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A Sixteenth Century Mexican Broadside from the collection of Emilio Valtón. Described, with a Checklist, by Edwin H. Carpenter.

By: [PLANTIN PRESS] Edwin H. CARPENTER.

Price: $2,000.00

Publisher: Los Angeles:, Dawson's Book Shop, 1965.: 1965

Seller ID: LV1993


Folio. 14 pp. Title printed in red & black; front pocket. Original quarter beige cloth with blue-gray boards and a gilt-device on upper cover, printed spine label. Occidental/ Lawrence Clark Powell (gift) bookplate. Fine. LIMITED EDITION of 140 copies, designed and printed by Saul & Lillian Marks at the Plantin Press. Valtón owned thirty-nine pre-1600 broadsheets, listed here by Ed Carpenter (1915-1995). This leaf book contains an original printed leaf from the first press in the New World. It is known that all copies of this edition differ, some printed leaves being more desirable. // The... View more info