The invention of printing : a collection of facts and opinions descriptive of early prints and playing cards, the block-books of the fifteenth century, the legend of Lourens Janszoon Coster, of Haarlem, and the work of John Gutenberg and his associates : illustrated with fac-similes of early types and wood-cuts / by Theo. L. De Vinne.

Author
De Vinne, Theodore Low, 1828-1914 [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
New-York : George Bruce's Son & Co., 1878.
Description
168 p. : ill. ; 31 cm.

Details

Subject(s)
Rare books genre
Contained in
Multi-title collection including Specimens of printing types made at Bruce's New-York Type-Foundry : established in 1813 and 1 other(s).
Notes
  • Printed on double leaves.
  • "Printed by Francis Hart & Co. ... New-York"--p. 168.
  • Typefaces and leading indicated on each p., as examples of the types manufactured by Bruce's foundry.
  • Includes bibliographical references (p. 165) and index.
  • From the printing collection of Elmer Adler.
  • WHS shelf-list has note: Inv. 24.
With
WHS copy with: Specimens of printing types made at Bruce's New York type-foundry. -- New York : George Bruce's Son & Co., 1882.
Provenance
WHS shelf-list has no date of acquisition or name of vendor.
References
Annenberg, M. Type foundries of America, p. 83
Binder's title
  • Specimens of printing types, vol. II
In
Multi-title collection including Specimens of printing types made at Bruce's New-York Type-Foundry : established in 1813 and 1 other(s).
LCCN
01000464
OCLC
8401248
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