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The history of the art of printing : containing an account of its invention and progress in Europe: with the names of the famous printers, the places of their birth, and the works printed by them, and a preface by the publisher to the printers in Scotland.

Author: James Watson; John Spotiswood; Jean de La Caille
Publisher: London : Gregg Press, 1965.
Series: English bibliographical sources., Series 3,, Printers' manuals ;, no. 1.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Bibliography
Early works
Early works to 1800
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Watson, James, -1722.
History of the art of printing.
London : Gregg Press, 1965
(OCoLC)578666112
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James Watson; John Spotiswood; Jean de La Caille
OCLC Number: 771721
Notes: Reprint of the 1713 ed., Edinburgh, printed by J. Watson, sold at his shop.
Description: 24, xlviii, 64 pages : illustrations (some folded) ; 19 cm.
Contents: The publisher's preface to the printers in Scotland [signed James Watson]--Specimen of types in the printing-house of James Watson.--The history of the invention and progress of the mysterious art of printing, &c. [a translation of J. de La Caille's Histoire de l'imprimerie et de la librairie, livre 1, by J. Spotiswood]--A contemplation upon the mystery of man's regeneration, in allusion to the mystery of printing [a poem].
Series Title: English bibliographical sources., Series 3,, Printers' manuals ;, no. 1.
Other Titles: James Watson : the history of the art of printing 1713.

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