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The Adoration of the Magi   [Durer's Manger Scene - Folio Size Christmas  Card]

The Adoration of the Magi [Durer's Manger Scene - Folio Size Christmas Card]

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The Adoration of the Magi [Durer's Manger Scene - Folio Size Christmas Card]

by McMurtrie, Douglas C. ; Albrecht Durer

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Evanston: Douglas C. McMurtrie. Near Fine. 1941. First Edition. Brochure. 4 pages; Large four page brochure designed and printed by Douglas McMurtrie for presentation to his friends for Christmas 1941. The front cover is a reproduction of the fabulous manger scene by Albrecht Durer dated 1511, the interior bears McMurtrie's printed Christmas salutations, the rear panel presents McMurtie's explanatory text on Durer and this woodcut in particular in double columns. A wonderful survivor house in its original stiff card mailing envelope, addressed to Mr. John Vance (Law Librarian) at the Library of Congress. Douglas Crawford McMurtrie (1888 – 1944) was an American typeface designer, graphic designer, historian and bibliographer of printing. .

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Bookseller
Antiquarian Book Shop US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
42970
Title
The Adoration of the Magi [Durer's Manger Scene - Folio Size Christmas Card]
Author
McMurtrie, Douglas C. ; Albrecht Durer
Format/Binding
Brochure
Book Condition
Used - Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
Publisher
Douglas C. McMurtrie
Place of Publication
Evanston
Date Published
1941
Weight
0.00 lbs
Keywords
Albrecht Durer, Douglas C. McMurtrie, Printing and Type design
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Books on Books; Illustrated Books; Fine Press;

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