The Practice of letters : the Hofer Collection of writing manuals 1514-1800 (catalogue of the exhibition, held at Harvard College Library April-May 1997; and at the Grolier Club, New York, 16 September-15 November 1997)
Cambridge, MA, Harvard College Library, 1997
(28 cm), xxiii (1), 127 (1) pp., 226 illustrations. 232 catalogue entries. Publisher’s pictorial wrappers. - Catalogue of the writing books given to the Department of Printing & Graphic Arts of the Houghton Library by Philip Hofer. Although concise, Becker’s entries often incorporate collations of other copies, in the manner of Ruth Mortimer’s catalogues of the illustrated books in the same collection. ¶ Corner of upper wrapper bent; very good, unmarked copy.