Sign In | Register
No image available

Notes from a Proofreader's Diary: the Serious and the Comic Sides of a Printer's Life ; Valuable Information for Master Printers, Authors, Editors, Compositors, and Proofreaders

by Lea, John W

Condition: Very good


Philadelphia: the author, 1923. Second edition. Paperback Original. Very good. Thin. Slight wear to edges and corners of covers and pages. Slight creases to corners of covers. 82 p. w/ order blank page and additional 6 pages of ads. Covers are brownish grey with cursive text on front. Lea worked in the proofroom of the University of Chicago Press, the final Reader for Curtis Publishing, and then moved to the John Winston Company. A solid survey of the kidnof work he was doing, with detailed anecdotes and pracical information. Uncommon.



  • Bookseller: Motte & Bailey, Booksellers US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 17136
  • Title: Notes from a Proofreader's Diary: the Serious and the Comic Sides of a Printer's Life ; Valuable Information for Master Printers, Authors, Editors, Compositors, and Proofreaders
  • Author: Lea, John W
  • Format/binding:Paperback Original
  • Book condition: Used - Very good
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: Second edition
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Publisher: the author
  • Place: Philadelphia
  • Date published: 1923
  • Bookseller catalogs: Books about Books;
  • Subjects: ANTIQUES & COLLECTIBLES / Books;


Reviews

Review this book (Want a chance to win $50? Log-in or create an account first!) (You'll be automatically entered for a chance to win $50!)




Glossary

Some terminology that may be used in this description includes:
edges
The collective of the top, fore and bottom edges of the text block of the book, being that part of the edges of the pages of a ...[more]

$80.00

$3.50 shipping to USA

More shipping options >




Identify Rare Books

How to identify a rare book

There are several important points to keep in mind when trying to determine if a book can be considered "rare". Read here to learn more.Learn how to determine if a book is rare

2017: Uncommonly Good Books Sold This Year

Most Interesting Books Sold in 2017

From some of the expected classics to some modern surprises, we've gathered our observations of the book buying trends in 2017. Enjoy the gallery of some of the most interesting books sold this year!

 


Trustpilot