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A Dictionary of Printers and Printing, with the Progress of Literature, Ancient and Modern; Bibliographical Illustrations, Etc. B. Johnson. 1839. First Edition, vi,996pp., 11 plates (some foxed as usual), 11 plates, unopened. [Bound with:] ----. The Printer's Manual; Containing Instructions to Learners, with Scales of Impositions, and Numerous Calculations, Recipes, and Scales of Prices in the Principal Towns of Great Britain: Together with Practical Directions for Conducting Every Department of a Printing Office

By TIMPERLEY (C.H.)

H. Johnson. 1838. First Edition, [ii],115,[1]pp., frontis., unopened. Large 8vo, 2 Vols., in one, orig. embossed cloth, re-backed with the original spine laid-down. Bigmore & Wyman (III p.12.) says of the first work "One of the most interesting works a printer can possess; while laying no claim to originality, it is full of anecdote and historical facts."

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