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Encyclopaedia of literary and typographical anecdote : being a chronological digest of the most interesting facts illustrative of the history of literature and printing from the earliest period to the present time. Interspersed with biographical sketches of eminent booksellers, printers, type-founders, engravers, bookbinders and paper makers, of all ages and countries, but especially of Great Britain. With bibliographical and descriptive accounts of their principal productions ... Including curious particulars of the first introduction of printing into various countries, and of the books then printed. ... A history of all the newspapers, periodicals, and almanacks published in this country. ... Compiled and condensed from Nichols's Literary anecdotes, and numerous other authorities Preview this item
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Encyclopaedia of literary and typographical anecdote : being a chronological digest of the most interesting facts illustrative of the history of literature and printing from the earliest period to the present time. Interspersed with biographical sketches of eminent booksellers, printers, type-founders, engravers, bookbinders and paper makers, of all ages and countries, but especially of Great Britain. With bibliographical and descriptive accounts of their principal productions ... Including curious particulars of the first introduction of printing into various countries, and of the books then printed. ... A history of all the newspapers, periodicals, and almanacks published in this country. ... Compiled and condensed from Nichols's Literary anecdotes, and numerous other authorities

Author: C H Timperley
Publisher: London : Henry G. Bohn, 1842.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 2nd ed., to which are added, a continuation to the present time, comprising recent biographies, chiefly of booksellers, and a practical manual of printView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: C H Timperley
OCLC Number: 10193806
Notes: A reissue, with new title page and 12 pages of additional matter, of the remainder stock of Timerley's Dictionary of printers and printing, 1839, and his Printers' manual, 1838. The Printers' manual (115, [1] p.)--has special title page.
Description: vi, 32, 115, [1], [33]-996, 12 pages, [11] leaves of plates (1 folded) : illustrations, portraits ; 26 cm
Responsibility: by C.H. Timperley.

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