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The origin of printing : In two essays: I. The substance of Dr. Middleton's dissertation on the origin of printing in England. II. Mr. Meerman's account of the first invention of the art. An appendix is annexed, 1. On the first-printed Greek books. 2. On the first-printed Hebrew books, with observations on some modern editions ; and a collation, from Walton's polyglott, of a remarkable passage, as printed in Kings and Chronicles. 3. On the early polyglotts. Preview this item
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The origin of printing : In two essays: I. The substance of Dr. Middleton's dissertation on the origin of printing in England. II. Mr. Meerman's account of the first invention of the art. An appendix is annexed, 1. On the first-printed Greek books. 2. On the first-printed Hebrew books, with observations on some modern editions ; and a collation, from Walton's polyglott, of a remarkable passage, as printed in Kings and Chronicles. 3. On the early polyglotts.

Author: Conyers Middleton; Gerard Meerman
Publisher: London : Printed for W. Bowyer and J. Nichols, at Cicero's Head, Red-Lion-Passage, Fleet-Street, MDCCLXXIV. [1774]
Series: Eighteenth century collections online.
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Genre/Form: Essays
Early works
History
Early works to 1800
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Conyers Middleton; Gerard Meerman
OCLC Number: 508286804
Notes: Edited by William Bowyer and John Nichols.
Consists of abridgments of Middleton's 'Dissertation concerning the origin of printed in England' and Meerman's 'Origines typographicae'.
A reissue of the 1774 edition, with an advertisement leaf following p. 144, additional appendices Nos. IV, V, and VI, and a Postscript.
Reproduction of original from British Library.
Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 144, [2], vii, [1], 145-183, [1] pages).
Series Title: Eighteenth century collections online.
Other Titles: Dissertation concerning the origin of printing in England.
Origines typographicae.

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