1498 Gramàtica, Bartomeu Mates, 1906, Catalan incunable

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Catalan facsimile incunable of 1468 Gramàtica d’en Mates, conducted in 1906 by the Institut Català de les Arts del Llibre. Pràctica commemorative edition of the Escola de les Arts del Llibre.

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Catalan facsimile incunable of 1468 Gramàtica d’en Mates, conducted in 1906 by the Institut Català de les Arts del Llibre. Pràctica commemorative edition of the Escola de les Arts del Llibre.

numbered and limited to 150 copies edition. laid paper, 15.2 x 20.5 cm format. 252 pages. The book has an introduction and previous study, partly in Spanish and partly in Catalan. Then comes the reproduction of incunabula, Latin texts.

The printing date indicated in the corresponding original to 1468 has been controversial, since this incunable was discovered in 1833, and which, if true, would be the first book in typographical production made in the Iberian Peninsula. According to recent studies, it was a misprint (good or malicious) and is given as correct year 1498, although others have given as true the year 1488. Inside the book you will find the avatars and the reasons for the date wrong.

This issue came to us in very bad condition and has been Rebinding hardcover gilt on the spine Editorial skin, nerves and tinting upper edge (the other two songs are preserved intact), leader tape with the colors of the Catalan flag. This fact makes this book as a single copy in your presentation.

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