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A CHRONOLOGY OF PRINTING. by  Colin Clair - First Edition - (1969). - from Blue Mountain Books & Manuscripts, Ltd. and Biblio.co.uk

A CHRONOLOGY OF PRINTING.

by Clair, Colin

Condition: Very good


New York: Frederick A. Praeger, Publishers, (1969)., (1969).. Very good. - Quarto [10 inches high by 7-1/2 inches wide], green cloth titled in gilt in a dust wrapper. The bottom corners of the covers are slightly rubbed & there is a small score mark to the front cover. The rear panel of the dust jacket is soiled with a short tear & crease to its bottom edge. The edges of the jacket's flaps are darkened with tiny stains to the bottom edge of the rear flap. 227 pages printed in 2 columns. 1 black-and-white head-piece. There is a tiny stain to the bottom edge. Very good.

First American edition.

The history of printing from 1423 to 1967.


  • Bookseller: Blue Mountain Books & Manuscripts, Ltd. US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 95007
  • Title: A CHRONOLOGY OF PRINTING.
  • Author: Clair, Colin
  • Book condition: Used - Very good
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: New York: Frederick A. Praeger, Publishers, (1969).
  • Date published: (1969).
  • Keywords: BOOKS-ON-BOOKS; PRINTING; REFERENCE; HISTORY OF PRINTING; A CHRONOLOGY OF PRINTING; COLIN CLAIR; PRINTING MACHINES; TYPE FOUNDRIES; TYPE DESIGN; LETTER FORMS; TECHNICAL PROCESSES; ILLUSTRATION; FIRST AMERICAN EDITION; 1ST AMERICAN EDITION.
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