Cat.No: 292711 Eighteenth-Century French Miniature Books. Clarence D. Brenner.

Eighteenth-Century French Miniature Books.

New York: American Society of the French Legion of Honor, 1946. Staplebound. 14, [2] pages. Author’s presentation inscription to Lawrence Price on title page.

Brief essay on books in the octo-decimo (18mo) and vigesimo-quarto (24mo) formats published in France from 1770 to the end of the 18th century, placing this format between the Elzevir 12mo and the 20th century’s Modern Library series–that is, as part of a tradition of affordable and portable quality literature. With notes on publishers (Cazin, Didot) and popularity of this sort of book among contemporary bibliophiles.

Cat.No: 292711

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