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Creator:
Humphreys, Henry Noel, 1810-1879.
Title(s):

A history of the art of printing from its invention to its wide-spread development in the middle of the sixteenth century. Preceded by a short account of the origin of the alphabet, and of the successive methods of recording events before the invention of printing. By H. Noel Humphreys ... Illustrated by 100 fac-similes in photolithography, executed under the direction of the author.

Edition:
Second issue.
Published/Created:
London, Bernard Quaritch, 1868.
Physical Description:
xii, [2], 216 p. 100 (i.e. 106) plates (part. col., part. double; incl. facsims.) 36 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Z124 H92 1868+ Oversize
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Copyright Status:
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Classification:
Books
Notes:
Friedman, J. Color printing in England, 1486-1870, 168
Selected exhibitions: "Color Printing in England, 1486-1870" (Yale Center for British Art, 20 April-25 June, 1978).
BAC : "Wyman & Sons, printers."
BAC : A number of plates after Albert Durer, Lucas Cranach, and Holbein.
BAC : 6 additional plates numbered 5 1/2, 30 1/2, 32 1/2, 67 1/2, 68 1/2, and 96 1/2.
Subject Terms:
Printing -- History.
Printing -- Specimens.
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