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Books and printing : a treasury for typophiles

Author: Paul A Bennett; Bruce Rogers; Lessing J. Rosenwald Collection (Library of Congress); Pforzheimer Bruce Rogers Collection (Library of Congress)
Publisher: Cleveland : World Pub. Co., ©1951.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Specimens
Aufsatzsammlung
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Books and printing.
Cleveland : World Pub. Co., ©1951
(OCoLC)617191928
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul A Bennett; Bruce Rogers; Lessing J. Rosenwald Collection (Library of Congress); Pforzheimer Bruce Rogers Collection (Library of Congress)
OCLC Number: 1011299
Notes: "Limited to 1000 numbered copies for private distribution to friends of the publisher"--Page [1].
Description: [2], xv, 417 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: The story of the alphabet / Otto F. Ege --
Printing, paper and playing cards / Lancelot Hogben --
Colophons / Ruth S. Granniss --
Printers' marks / Edwin Eliott Willoughby --
Title pages: their forms and development / A.F. Johnson --
The first work with American types / Lawrence C. Wroth --
Typographic debut / Ronald B. McKerrow --
Metal-flowers / Edward Rowe Mores --
The history of the invention and progress of the mysterious art of printing &c. / James Watson --
Printers as men of the world / Evelyn Harter --
Are women the natural enemies of books / Anne Lyon Haight --
Printing should be invisible / Beatrice Warde --
The ideal book / Porter Garnett --
Extracts from an investigation into the physical properties of books / W.A. Dwiggins --
Twenty years after / W.A. Dwiggins --
The publisher and the typographer / Desmond Flower --
The anatomy of the book: a symposium / Bruce Rogers [and others] --
Trade bookmaking: complaint in three dimensions / Robert Josephy --
What is a private press? / Will Ransom --
The trained printer and the amateur: and the pleasure of small books / Alfred W. Pollard --
Some collectors read / Sir Francis Meynell --
Printing for love / Christopher Sandford --
The fun and fury of a private press: some voyages of the Golden Hind / Arthur W. Rushmore --
The fine art of printing / Edwin Grabhorn --
The typography of William Morris / Holbrook Jackson --
First principles of typography / Stanley Morison --
American type designers and their work / Carl Purington Rollins --
Typography / Eric Gill --
Types and type design / Frederic W. Goudy --
The old and the new: a friendly dispute between Juvenis & Senex / Theodore Low De Vinne --
Paragraphs on printing / Bruce Rogers --
B.R.-adventurer with type ornament / Paul A. Bennett --
Some tendencies in modern typography / Daniel Berkeley Updike --
The amateur printer: his pleasures and his duties / Peter Beilenson --
Harsh words / T.M. Cleland --
A comparison of calligraphy & lettering / Oscar Ogg --
Typography for the twentieth-century reader / Aldous Huxley --
Notes on modern printing / Merle Armitage --
Benjamin Franklin: printer and publisher / John T. Winterich --
The book & job print / Earnest Elmo Calkins --
Author and printer: G.B.S. and R. & R.C.: 1898-1948 / James Shand --
On type faces for books / Paul A. Bennett.
Responsibility: edited by Paul A. Bennett.

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