Hand-Press Printing

By: Margaret Taylor and Roberta Nixon

Price: $30.00

Quantity: 1 available

Condition: Very Good

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Los Angeles: Magpie Press, 1967.

Miniature Book. 2 7/8 x 2 1/16 inches. (6) French-fold Text block, black ornamentation throughout; text clean, unmarked. Printed wrappers, stitched; binding square and tight, rubbed, shelf wear. OG914-076. Very Good.

Hand-set in 12 pt. Narrow Bembo Italic type and printed on an 1844 Albion hand press for the Second California International Antiquarian Book Fair. Taylor and Nixon were UCLA Librarians who did some of their own letterpress printing.

REFERENCES: Bradbury, 20th-Cent. US Miniature Books, No. 2853.

Title: Hand-Press Printing

Author Name: Margaret Taylor and Roberta Nixon


Created: 1967

Country of Origin: United States

Location Published: Los Angeles, CA, Magpie Press: 1967

Binding: Printed wrappers, stitched

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: None, as issued

Size: Miniature Book. 2 7/8 x 2 1/16 inches

Type: Miniature Book

Categories: Miniature Book, Fine Press

Seller ID: OG914-076

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