Book Id: 43587 Alphabetum Romanum edited by Giovanni Mardersteig. Ltd to 400 copies in English of which this is No. 355, bound in quarter morocco. Felice Feliciano.
Alphabetum Romanum edited by Giovanni Mardersteig. Ltd to 400 copies in English of which this is No. 355, bound in quarter morocco.
Alphabetum Romanum edited by Giovanni Mardersteig. Ltd to 400 copies in English of which this is No. 355, bound in quarter morocco.

Alphabetum Romanum edited by Giovanni Mardersteig. Ltd to 400 copies in English of which this is No. 355, bound in quarter morocco.

Publisher Information: Verona: Officina Bodoni, 1960.

Feliciano, Felice (1433-79). Alphabetum romanum. Edited by Giovanni Mardersteig. 137, [3]pp. 5 plates; hand-colored text illustrations. Verona: Editiones Officinae Bodoni, 1960. 228 x 150 mm. Original quarter morocco, boards (slightly discolored at spine), in the original slipcase. Fine. No. 355 of 400 copies printed in English. Prospectus and order form laid in. Bookplate.

Feliciano’s Alphabetorum romanum was “the first treatise on the construction of classic roman inscription letters and also represents the first attempt to construct them within a circle and square” (prospectus). The present limited edition reproduces Feliciano’s 25 elegant capital letters from the 1463 Alphabetorum (now in the Vatican Library), hand-painted in two colors as in the original manuscript. Book Id: 43587

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