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The Resource A brief history of printing, prepared for students in the printing classes of public schools by John McIntyre Murray, instructor in printing, Los Angeles Schools

A brief history of printing, prepared for students in the printing classes of public schools by John McIntyre Murray, instructor in printing, Los Angeles Schools

Label
A brief history of printing
Title
A brief history of printing
Statement of responsibility
prepared for students in the printing classes of public schools by John McIntyre Murray, instructor in printing, Los Angeles Schools
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Pamphlet on the history of printing by John Murray, a native of Canada who learned the printing trade in Chicago, and came to Los Angeles in 1906.
Cataloging source
BBH
Index
no index present
LC call number
Z124
LC item number
.M8
Literary form
non fiction
Summary expansion
The pamphlet introduces students to the history and manufacture of paper and vellum, the development of the alphabet, invention of printing, arrival of the printing press and ink, several short sections on Johann Gutenberg as printer and engraver, and description of the printing process. Murray worked at the Commercial Printing House, and Young & McCallister before teaching at John Adams Junior High School in 1920. Murray was on the teaching staff of the Los Angeles Trade-Technical Junior College from 1925 to 1945, when he retired. The type composition, presswork and binding of the pamphlet was executed by the printing classes of the Thirtieth Street Junior High School. See A brief history of the printing department of Los Angeles Trade-Technical Junior College / by Herbert C. Anderson [and] John M. Murray (Los Angeles : Press of Los Angeles Trade-Technical Junior College,1952), pages 32-33
Label
A brief history of printing, prepared for students in the printing classes of public schools by John McIntyre Murray, instructor in printing, Los Angeles Schools
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title page printed within ruled border, with small quill pen and scroll vignette; large red penwork initial at beginning of text on page 3; small armorial end-piece printed in red
  • Text printed in red and black, with running heads in gothic type in red
  • Issued in gray wrappers, printed in black and gray; cover title in gothic letters: "A brief history of printing for students in printing classes of public schools."
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
24 pages
Note
Spec. Coll. copy 1-2: c.1: in manila pamphlet binding, purchase, John Howell for Books, 2014; c.2: .
System control number
  • (OCoLC)27860928
  • ucoclc27860928
Label
A brief history of printing, prepared for students in the printing classes of public schools by John McIntyre Murray, instructor in printing, Los Angeles Schools
Publication
Note
  • Title page printed within ruled border, with small quill pen and scroll vignette; large red penwork initial at beginning of text on page 3; small armorial end-piece printed in red
  • Text printed in red and black, with running heads in gothic type in red
  • Issued in gray wrappers, printed in black and gray; cover title in gothic letters: "A brief history of printing for students in printing classes of public schools."
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
24 pages
Note
Spec. Coll. copy 1-2: c.1: in manila pamphlet binding, purchase, John Howell for Books, 2014; c.2: .
System control number
  • (OCoLC)27860928
  • ucoclc27860928

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