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Author Name    John Luther Ringwalt (1861-1913), editor.

Title   American Encyclopaedia of Printing. With a New Introduction by Daniel Traister.

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   New

Type   Hardcover

Publisher   New York and London Garland Publishing, 1981

ISBN Number    0824038959 / 9780824038953

Seller ID   IY1114-001

FACSIMILE REPRINT, of the 1871 edition. Series: Nineteenth-Century Book Arts and Printing History, No. 21. Large 8vo. 10 1/4 x 7 1/8 inches. xii, 512, [4] pp. Frontispiece, woodcut figures throughout, folding plate with a facsimile of a page from Gutenberg's Bible, plates, index; text clean, unmarked. Brown cloth, gilt spine; binding square and tight, light soiling and shelf wear to edges, else Fine. This well-received Encyclopaedia was reviewed in the Printer's Circular for March 1871: "Besides innumerable engravings intended to illustrate the especially practical portions of the work, we have a score of full-page illustrations in black and colored inks [reproduced here in black-and-white], prepared in superior style at great expense, to exhibit the growth of the art [of printing] by admirable fac similes of early printing; representations of machinery at different epochs; the processes of type-founding; the combination of colors; lithography; the portraits of the reputed inventors of printing; as well as many other matters."

John Luther Ringwalt, American Encyclopaedia of Printing, Introduction by Daniel Traister, Printing History

Price = 50.00 USD

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