The Printer's Manual [and] The Printer's Companion. Caleb Stower, Edward Grattan.

The Printer's Manual [and] The Printer's Companion

New York: Garland Publishing, 1980.

Reprint. Hardcover. Very Good with no dust jacket. Item #13227
ISBN: 0824038916

Library stamps/marks/labels/pocket, otherwise light wear. Crisp hardcover.; Facsimile reprint of two works, bound as one. The Printer's Manual : An Abridgment of Stower's Grammar comprising all the plans in that work for imposing forms, several tables and other useful articles / Caleb Stower, originally published: Boston : R. & C. Crocker 1817; with new Introduction by John Bidwell; and The Printer's Companion : being Practical Directions for filling the various situations in a printing office, embodying A System of Punctuation and copious original directions for composing Greek and Hebrew / Edward Grattan; originally published: Philadelphia : The Proprietor, 1846; with a new Introduction by Clinton Sisson. Uncommon printers' manuals, reflecting the best practices for the American printing industry in the first half of the nineteenth-century. ; Nineteenth-Century Book Arts And Printing History; Ex-Library; Vol. 17; xiii, 83, 108, 3 ad pages.

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