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TAUBEL (Christian Gottlob). Allgemeines theoretisch-praktisches Wortebuch der Buchdruckerkunst und Schriftgiesserey, in welchem alle bey der Ausiibung derselben vorkommende und in die damit verwandten Kunste, Wissenschaften und Gewerbe einschlagende Kunstworter, nach alphabet. Ordnung deutlich und ausfuhrlich erklart werden.1805

Christian Gottlob Taubel, Vienna. First Edition, 2 vols., 4to, [ii],vi,152; [ii],vi,88,40,[148],[4]pp., engraved frontispieces, 8 engraved plates, 27 folding tables, wide-margin copy, some light worming to inner margins (not effecting text), orig. marbled paper wrappers, unopened, uncut, a very nice set. "Arranged as a dictionary, defining printing terms and containing much practical matter. A collection of diagrams and folding sheets shows presses and tools, type-founding utensils and moulds, type-specimens, case-lay, and imposition. Several poems in praise of printing precede a form of ceremony for reception of a new member of a printers' guild."—A List of Printers' Manuals to 1850. JPHS, No. 4, 1968. Without the third volume which was published four years later in 1809. Bigmore & Wyman, III, p.2.

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