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Thick 8vo. 10 1/2 x 6 1/2 inches. [iv], xxiv, 21, 21a-21f, 22-32, 32a-32b, 33-40, 40a-40f, 55-58, 81-88, 88a-88d, 89-91, 94-147, 147a-147f, 148-151, 151a-151b, 152-161, 170-196, 199-229, 229a-229b, 230-232, 232a-232d, 233-288, 291-435, 438-477, 477a-477f, 478-485, 485a-485b, 486-517, 517a-517b, 518-521, 521a-521b, 522-526, (637)-680, (685)-700, 700a-700b, 701-727, 727a-727b, 728-746, 746a-746d, 747-8828, 828a-828l, 829-840, 889-1109, [1 blank] pp. Pages 197-198, 289-290, 527-??? appear to be torn out. Type specimens throughout, including specimens of rules and a wide variety of ornaments, and equipment, tools, and machinery used in print shops around the turn of the twentieth century, broadside price-list dated 1908 tipped-in at page i; text with occasional pencil or ink marginalia (very minor), some pages with ink smudges, but these do not really affect the text in any major way, marginal water-staining, date rubber stamp (Jan 21, 1910) in top margin of title page. Original black-stamped red cloth; the text block is broken into 2 parts at page 392 with pages 393-408 loose, the second half of the text block is intact, all held together with archival cotton ties. A candidate for rebinding. SOLD AS IS. An extensive trade catalog for the printing trades at the turn of the twentieth century. Includes a comprehensive catalog of typefaces, ornaments, and illustrations of the tools of the trade, in addition to furniture (as in desks and stands), and printing machinery. About 3 pages appear to be torn out, but the irregular pagination appears to be an integral part of the production of this volume. Please contact me for a listing of the missing pages, if needed. Binding could be restored using the original cloth which is present.
Title: American Line Type Book, Borders, Ornaments. Price List Printing Material and Machinery
Publisher: N. P., American Type Founders Co.: 1906
Book Condition: Collectible: Acceptable
Item: 0.00 Item
Seller ID: GG818-210
Keywords: American Type Founders Co., American Line Type Book Borders Ornaments Price List Printing Material and Machinery, Printing History, Specimen Book