Elementale Quadrilingue, A Philological Type-Specimen (Zürich 1654). J. F. Coakley.

Elementale Quadrilingue, A Philological Type-Specimen (Zürich 1654). Reproduced with commentary by John Huehnergard, Geoffrey Roper, Alan D. Crown and the editor J. F. Coakley.

(Oxford): The Jericho Press, 2005. 8 1/2 x 13. 13 pages printed in black & purple. A pocket contains a facsimile (folded) of the 15 x 23 broadside type specimen. Black cloth titled in gold. Fine. Item #16203

This specimen of types newly made by the punchcutter Balthasar Köblin may survive only in the copy at Harvard. One of 100 copies printed in Monotype Walbaum and "the various old founders' Hebrew, Arabic, Syriac, and Samaritan types formerly at the Oxford and Cambridge University presses. See Professor Coakley's "Some Syriac types at Oxford and Cambridge" in Matrix 10.

Price: $125.00

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