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Pottinger, David: Printers and printing, 1941

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Scope and Contents

Bifolium, 8vo; prospectus gives an overview of each chapter as well as a specimen page (62). "The type face used for Printers and Printing is fourteen point Bembo, specially imported from England for this work. There are seven illustrations, three of which show the interiors of old-time printing shops. One of these is the Stradanus engraving of a sixteenth-century shop, which is here reproduced (by collotype) through the courtesy of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York from its exceedingly rare copy of the Nova Reperta. The paper is Glenbourn Deckle Edge." Previous folds.


Arrangement follows the order of the original Excel inventory.


Author: Pottinger, David

Cambridge, Massachusetts : Harvard University Press

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Finding aid created via automated processes by Regine Heberlein, 2017.

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Credit this material:

Pottinger, David: Printers and printing; Collection of Ephemera Relating to the Marketing of Books, RBD2, Rare Book Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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