Second Impression. 8vo. 9 1/2 x 6 1/4 inches. 128 pp. Extensively illustrated in black-and-white, appendices, including a list of relevant patents, index; text clean, unmarked. Navy cloth, spine titled in silver, dust-jacket; binding square and tight, shelf wear to the jacket. Muir Dawson's copy. Very Good. Discusses the history of copying processes with a special focus on stencils and stencil cutting. This is the only documented and authoritative history of stenciling, revealing the years of 1875 to 1905 and the advent of the typewriter as the most important years.
The Origin of Stencil Duplicating, W. B. proudfoot, Muir Dawson