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[Title in Greek.] Novum Testamentum. Juxta exemplar millianum

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[Title in Greek.] Novum Testamentum. Juxta exemplar millianum

by [Baskerville, John, printer.]

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Oxonii: e typographeo Clarendoniano, 1763. 8vo, pp. [4], 676; printed in beautiful Greek types throughout; contemporary full calf, rubbed at edges, rebacked ca. early 20th century, and preserving the old red morocco labels, scuffed. Engraved bookplate of Earl Cornwallis. This is the only book printed in the Greek type that Baskerville himself designed and cut, which is also the only Baskerville type that survives to this day. Gaskell add.2, noting that 2000 copies of the octavo edition were ordered printed by the Delegates of the University, and 500 of the quarto.

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[Title in Greek.] Novum Testamentum. Juxta exemplar millianum
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[Baskerville, John, printer.]
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e typographeo Clarendoniano
Place of Publication
Oxonii
Date Published
1763
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