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The Resource A concise history of the origin and progress of printing : with practical instructions to the trade in general, compiled from those who have wrote on this curious art

A concise history of the origin and progress of printing : with practical instructions to the trade in general, compiled from those who have wrote on this curious art

Label
A concise history of the origin and progress of printing : with practical instructions to the trade in general
Title
A concise history of the origin and progress of printing
Title remainder
with practical instructions to the trade in general
Statement of responsibility
compiled from those who have wrote on this curious art
Creator
Contributor
Donor
Former owner
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLM
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
  • music
Index
no index present
LC call number
Z124
LC item number
.L94
Literary form
non fiction
Label
A concise history of the origin and progress of printing : with practical instructions to the trade in general, compiled from those who have wrote on this curious art
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • First edition
  • Title and text within an ornamental border
  • "A specimen of printing types by William Caslon, letter founder, London": p. [133]-168."
  • Signatures: [A]4 B-3T4
  • Leaf Y1 signed X1
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
[12], 502, [4] p.
Lccn
06007812
Note
  • Clark Library has 2 copies.
  • Clark Library copy 2: title page [A2] is followed by another unsigned leaf--an additional title page: The history and art of printing. In two parts ... / by P. Luckombe. London : W. Adlard and J. Browne, in Fleet-Street ; for J. Johnson, 1771.
  • Clark Library copy 2: gift of Ward Ritchie, 1996.
  • Clark Library copy 2 bears bookplate of Ward Ritchie.
  • Clark Library copy 2 bears armorial bookplate of "T. Gaisford, S.T.P. [Sacred Theology Professor]"
  • Clark Library copy 2: clippings laid in: bibliographic descriptions of 2 other copies of this ed.
  • Spec. Coll. copy 1: imperfect, p. 19-20 supplied in photostat. Frontispiece woodcut portrait of Gutenberg in black and white; brown leather and brown cloth boards; gold-stamped black leather spine label with title "Luckombe. History of printing";
  • Spec. Coll. copy 2: frontispiece woodcut portrait of Gutenberg hand-colored in pale red. Brown leather binding, with damage to upper corners on upper and lower boards; rebacked, with gold-stamped spine title "Printer's grammar". Ownership inscriptions, dated 1809, of Samuel Magill, newspaper publisher of the Scourge (Baltimore, Md.), and the Alleghany freeman. Modern presentation inscription on recto of front free endpaper addressed to Sandy Hewitt. Gift of Sandro Shapiro, 2006.
Other physical details
frontis. port., ill., music
System control number
  • (OCoLC)01629964
  • ucoclc1629964
Label
A concise history of the origin and progress of printing : with practical instructions to the trade in general, compiled from those who have wrote on this curious art
Publication
Note
  • First edition
  • Title and text within an ornamental border
  • "A specimen of printing types by William Caslon, letter founder, London": p. [133]-168."
  • Signatures: [A]4 B-3T4
  • Leaf Y1 signed X1
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
[12], 502, [4] p.
Lccn
06007812
Note
  • Clark Library has 2 copies.
  • Clark Library copy 2: title page [A2] is followed by another unsigned leaf--an additional title page: The history and art of printing. In two parts ... / by P. Luckombe. London : W. Adlard and J. Browne, in Fleet-Street ; for J. Johnson, 1771.
  • Clark Library copy 2: gift of Ward Ritchie, 1996.
  • Clark Library copy 2 bears bookplate of Ward Ritchie.
  • Clark Library copy 2 bears armorial bookplate of "T. Gaisford, S.T.P. [Sacred Theology Professor]"
  • Clark Library copy 2: clippings laid in: bibliographic descriptions of 2 other copies of this ed.
  • Spec. Coll. copy 1: imperfect, p. 19-20 supplied in photostat. Frontispiece woodcut portrait of Gutenberg in black and white; brown leather and brown cloth boards; gold-stamped black leather spine label with title "Luckombe. History of printing";
  • Spec. Coll. copy 2: frontispiece woodcut portrait of Gutenberg hand-colored in pale red. Brown leather binding, with damage to upper corners on upper and lower boards; rebacked, with gold-stamped spine title "Printer's grammar". Ownership inscriptions, dated 1809, of Samuel Magill, newspaper publisher of the Scourge (Baltimore, Md.), and the Alleghany freeman. Modern presentation inscription on recto of front free endpaper addressed to Sandy Hewitt. Gift of Sandro Shapiro, 2006.
Other physical details
frontis. port., ill., music
System control number
  • (OCoLC)01629964
  • ucoclc1629964

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