A rare book (one of two in existence) at the Grolier Club. I think it was printed by Jensen. It used to be a smidge bigger, that’s not the original binding. (Also, those are not my fingers) Printed on vellum.
From a rare book held by The Grolier Club of NYC
On the corner of 1st Avenue and St Marks Place. I think.
From a book of calligraphy by Hermann Zapf
From a book “Gems of Penmanship” by Williams Packard, 1866
From a van parked outside of Cooper Union
“Foreign” scripts printed by William Caslon, 1734AD. Butler Library.
The original Nathan’s hotdogs! Coney Island.
From the Butler Library. This book, the Epistole Devotissime de Siena, (1500AD) has the first ever printed italic text. This is the fronticepiece, or first (and highly decorated) page.