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The Printers' Guide; Or, an Introduction to the Art of Printing: Including an Essay on Punctuation, and Remarks on Orthography

By C.S. Van Winkle
New-York: : Printed and published by C.S. Van Winkle, printer to the University of New-York., 1818.
Variant Title
Printers' guide
Introduction to the art of printing
xii, [1], 14-229, [1], [55] p., [2] leaves (1 folded) : ill. ; 17 cm.
  • Copyright Dec. 8, 1818, by C.S. Van Winkle.
  • "Prices of printing types."--p. [230].
  • "A specimen of printing types, from the foundry of E. White, no. 11 Thames-Street, New-York."--p. [231-262]. Also recorded as a separate publication in Rink entry no. 1924.
  • "A specimen of printing types cast at D. & G. Bruce's foundry, Chamber-Street, New-York."--p. [263-284].
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SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: Imperfect: Lacks the first [8] pages of the Bruce type specimen section, between hand-numbered pages [262] and 263. Later 19th century marbled boards with maroon morocco backstrip and corners; marbled edges. John C. Wyllie Fund, Associates Endowment Fund, 2013/2014.
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Shaw & Shoemaker 46630
Rink, E. Technical Americana, 1923
Rink, E. Technical Americana, 1924
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