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The Resource James Weld Towne : pioneer San Francisco printer, publisher & paper purveyor, by Bruce L. Johnson

James Weld Towne : pioneer San Francisco printer, publisher & paper purveyor, by Bruce L. Johnson

Label
James Weld Towne : pioneer San Francisco printer, publisher & paper purveyor
Title
James Weld Towne
Title remainder
pioneer San Francisco printer, publisher & paper purveyor
Statement of responsibility
by Bruce L. Johnson
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
IPL
Dewey number
686.2092
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
Z232.T83
LC item number
J64 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Book Club of California publication
Series volume
no. 223
Label
James Weld Towne : pioneer San Francisco printer, publisher & paper purveyor, by Bruce L. Johnson
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"Designed and typeset by Patrick Reagh in Sebastopol, California. The typeface is Monotype Garamond and the paper is Mohawk Superfine. 275 copies have been printed by photo-offset."--T.p. verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 112-121) and index
Contents
Part I. A history of the businesses. A brief history of Whitton, Towne & Company and Towne & Bacon ; James Towne as printer and publisher -- Part II. The economics of printing and publishing. Paper ; Type and electrotyping ; Printing presses and other materials ; Labor and the employees of James Towne -- Conclusions -- Notes -- Appendix A: Periodicals and newspapers produced at the Excelsior Printing Office -- Appendix B: Checklist of Towne imprints, 1853-1868
Dimensions
27 cm.
Extent
xiii, 214 p.
Note
Spec. Coll. copy: Dust jacket, purple cloth over boards.
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)289320884
  • ucoclc289320884
Label
James Weld Towne : pioneer San Francisco printer, publisher & paper purveyor, by Bruce L. Johnson
Publication
Note
"Designed and typeset by Patrick Reagh in Sebastopol, California. The typeface is Monotype Garamond and the paper is Mohawk Superfine. 275 copies have been printed by photo-offset."--T.p. verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 112-121) and index
Contents
Part I. A history of the businesses. A brief history of Whitton, Towne & Company and Towne & Bacon ; James Towne as printer and publisher -- Part II. The economics of printing and publishing. Paper ; Type and electrotyping ; Printing presses and other materials ; Labor and the employees of James Towne -- Conclusions -- Notes -- Appendix A: Periodicals and newspapers produced at the Excelsior Printing Office -- Appendix B: Checklist of Towne imprints, 1853-1868
Dimensions
27 cm.
Extent
xiii, 214 p.
Note
Spec. Coll. copy: Dust jacket, purple cloth over boards.
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)289320884
  • ucoclc289320884

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