THE TREATISE OF GERARD MERCATOR. Gerard Mercator.

THE TREATISE OF GERARD MERCATOR. Literarum Latinarum, quas Italicas, cursoriasque vocant, scribendarum ratio (Antwerp 1540).

Antwerp: De Sikkel and Paris: Pegasus Press, 1930. 5 1/2 x 8. xxiv and 58-page facsimile of Mercator's writing book. Green silk cloth, upper tips bumped, board edges have wear. Bookplate of printer Bill Jackson. Good copy. Item #16529

One of 200 copies, printed at the Officina Bodoni in Janson type on handmade paper. Notes by Stanley Morison and introduction by Jan Denucé.

Price: $385.00

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