The Diaspora of Armenian Printing, 1512-2012, John A. Lane, 2012, Fine

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The diaspora of Armenian printing, 1512-2012
Author:
John A. Lane
Publisher:
Special Collections of the University of Amsterdam, in collaboration with the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Armenia
Release Date:
2012
Seller Category:
PRINTING
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Condition:
Used: Excellent
Sku: 01132
Notes: Fine, 8vo, 9 1/2" x 6 1/2." Bilingual text in Armenian and English. Beige pictorial paper wrappers with black and red lettering on spine. Black-and-white illustrations on covers. Covers have microscopic wear to extremities, else pristine and intact, binding tight. Pages pristine an intact. Profusely illustrated in black-and-white and color. 219 pp., including illustrations, Notes, and Selective List of Sources. Published on the occasion of a traveling exhibition of the same name held from 2011-2013 and of celebrating "500 years of Armenian printing and Yerevan World Book Capital." About Armenian printing from 1512-2012. Discusses Armenian printers and their books and types. Also includes discussion on the importance of city centers outside of Armenia, such as Venice, Constantinople, and Amsterdam, in the development of Armenian printing. Authored by John A. Lane. Heavy and oversized items may require additional shipping.