FACSIMILE REPRINT of the 1882 edition. Series: Nineteenth-Century Book Arts and Printing History, No. 22. Thick 8vo. 8 3/4 x 5 3/4 inches. iv, vi, 634,  pp. Tables and illustrations throughout, index, 14 pages of contemporary illustrated ads at the rear; text clean, unmarked. Brown cloth, gilt spine; binding square and tight, light soiling to the edges, a few upper corners lightly dog-eared, else Fine. John Southward was an English writer on printing and typography. His "Practical Printing" was a standard text-book in the field for many years. It went through 5 editions to 1900.
John Southward, Practical Printing A Handbook of the Art of Typography, Garland Reprint, Nineteenth-Century Book Arts and Printing History