THE PRINTER'S GRAMMAR; OR, INTRODUCTION TO THE ART OF PRINTING: CONTAINING A CONCISE HISTORY OF THE ART, WITH THE IMPROVEMENTS IN THE PRACTICE OF PRINTING, FOR THE LAST FIFTY YEARS. C. Stower, Caleb.

THE PRINTER'S GRAMMAR; OR, INTRODUCTION TO THE ART OF PRINTING: CONTAINING A CONCISE HISTORY OF THE ART, WITH THE IMPROVEMENTS IN THE PRACTICE OF PRINTING, FOR THE LAST FIFTY YEARS

London: Printed by the editor for B. Crosby and Co., 1808. First ed. 8vo., xviii, 505, 506*-507* (sic), 506-530 [48] pp. frontispiece, illustrations, plates (1 folding) folding tables. Following the title page is a tipped-in plate showing the layout of the type case, which has a few closed tears, and tipped to the terminal leaf is a double page price list for various size printing presses, and all related materials and equipment, "Printed at the Islington Printing office, by W. Hughes". Newly rebacked in calf with morocco label on spine within raised bands and cloth boards. Scattered foxing, else very good. Item #26619

An early English manual for printers; includes illustrations of typography, and printing equipment.

Price: $750.00

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