The History and Art of Printing

By: Philip Luckombe

Price: $35.00

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. 8vo. 8 x 5 inches. 502 pp. Frontispiece portrait of Gutenberg, folding frontispiece of Gutenberg, Faust, Coster, Manutius, and Froben, typographic borders, tables, and charts; text clean, unmarked. Red cloth boards, gilt spine titling; binding square and tight, minor shelf wear, upper corners bumped. Very Good. Facsimile edition of this 1771 printers' manual, which covers not only the techincal aspects of printing, but the history of the trade. Philip Luckombe was a multi-talented writer and printer, as well as a conchologist.

Title: The History and Art of Printing

Author Name: Philip Luckombe

Categories: Printing History,

Publisher: London, Greggs Press Ltd.: 1965

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Used: Very Good

Type: Hardcover

Seller ID: KSF713-196

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