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Advanced Typography For Students., E. G. Shepherd.
1 E. G. Shepherd. Advanced Typography For Students.
London: MacDonald & Evans, 1962 FIRST EDITION, reprinted. Hardcover Used: Very Good Hardcover 
FIRST EDITION, reprinted. 8vo. 7 1/2 x 5 inches. xvi, 326 pp. 83 figures, 9 tables, bibliography, glossary, index; text clean, unmarked. Red cloth, spine stamped in silver; binding square and tight, light shelf wear. Very Good. This book was designed to prepare students to pass the final exams of the City and Guilds of London Institute in Typography. E. G. Shepherd was Head of Printing and General Education at the College of Further Education, Dunstable. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Printing with the Handpress., Lewis M. Allen (1897-1966), editor.
2 Lewis M. Allen (1897-1966), editor. Printing with the Handpress.
New York, etc.: Van Nostrand Reinhold Company, 1969 First Trade Edition. Hardcover Collectible: Very Good Very Good Hardcover 
FIRST TRADE EDITION, offset from proofs of the limited edition. 4to. 12 1/4 x 8 1/4 inches. (78) pp. Printed throughout in black and blue inks, illustrated throughout by Victor A. Seward, pressmark and hand decorations by Mallette Dean; text clean, unmarked. Black-stamped brown cloth, dust-jacket; binding square and tight, jacket with a few blemishes and shelf wear. The jacket is Very Good; the book itself is Fine. Jacket blurb: "This is the first thorough manual on hand press printing since those of the nineteenth-century - which are now completely obsolete and seriously misleading." This manual is very practical in addition to being a beautiful book. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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3 Richard D. Curtiss Thomas E. Williams & the Fine Arts Press
Los Angeles, CA Dawson's Book Shop 1973 0870930915 / 9780870930911 First Edition Hardcover Collectible: Like New Hardcover 
LIMITED EDITION of 400 copies printed by Richard Hoffman. 8vo. 9 1/2 x 6 3/8 inches. xvi, 119, [1] pp. Black-and-white frontispiece portrait of Thomas Williams, two-color title-page decoration, title page ruled in red, chapter heads and initials repeat the decoration on the title, 17 illustrations of title-pages, bibliography, index; the bibliography has some check-marks, otherwise text unmarked. Quarter gray cloth, patterned paper over boards, spine titled in gilt; binding square and tight. Fine. Based on personal interviews with close friends and former business associates of Thomas Williams, this book seeks to describe the professional career and personal life of Thomas E. Williams, a southern California fine printer and publisher of historical material. The primary focus is the Fine Arts Press, which Williams established when he was the printing instructor at the Santa Ana High School and the Santa Ana Junior College. REFERENCE: Engel, Presses and Printing, No. 80; Petko: Tribute, No. 220. 
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