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Creator:
Young, Matthew McLennan.
Title:
Rise and fall of the printers' international specimen exchange / Matthew McLennan Young.
Edition:
First edition.
Published/Created:
New Castle, DE : Oak Knoll Press, 2012.
Physical Description:
154 pages : ill. (some col.) ; 29 cm.
Holdings:
Reference Library
Z250.P953 Y68 2012 (LC) Oversize
Accessible in the Reference Library [Hours]
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Classification:
Books
Notes:
"An in-depth study of the Printers' International Specimen Exchange, a subscription publication started in England in 1880 that ran for 16 volumes and included the work of over 1,000 printing establishments from 28 different nations. Includes 82 selected full-page reproductions of specimens and an index of contributors"--Provided by publisher.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
Beginnings -- 1879 : I wish to make a suggestion -- 1880-87 : the Field & Tuer years -- The Hilton testimonial -- 1888-98 : the Raithby, Lawrence years -- Other specimen exchanges -- A gallery of specimens, 1880-1898 -- Appendix. Contributors & volumes.
Subject Terms:
Printers' international specimen exchange.
Type and type-founding -- History -- 19th century.
Type and type-founding -- Specimens.
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