Lot 403: Bodoni Giambattista



2015-07-10 15:42:30

Lot 403: Bodoni Giambattista: (1740-1813) Italian Typographer, Printer And Publisher, The Designer Of Many 'New Face' Type-Faces. Rare A.L.S., Bodoni, In The Third Person, One Page, 4To, N.P., N.D., To Daniele, In Italian. Bodoni States That He Has Been 'Prevented By The Motives Mentioned In The Previous Letter' To Respond Categorically To His Illustrious Correspondent'S Letter And Continues 'Meanwhile, He Recommends Himself In The Most Efficient Way To The Courteous, Tender, And Loving Initiative Of His Friend, Doctor Pizzetti, Trusting That He Will Be Very Grateful To Obtain The Due Reparation Of His Reputation That Is Necessary For Every Reason Of Justice'. Some Light Damp Staining To The Lower Half Of The Page, Slightly Affecting A Few Words Of The Text (Which Remains Largely Legible). G International Autograph Auctions' Autograph Auction July 2015 Saturday, 18th July 2015 Estimate: £400 - 600
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