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Books and printing : a treasury for typophiles

Author: Paul A BennettBruce RogersJos TrautweinWorld Publishing Company,Westcott & Thomson,All authors
Publisher: Cleveland : World Publishing Company, [1951] ©1951
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Hoping that his awesome moneymaking scheme, a summer youth employment service, will help win back his old friend Dan, seventh-grader Rusty finds instead that it leads to an unexpected new friendship with bossy Ruthann Miller.
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Genre/Form: Specimens
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul A Bennett; Bruce Rogers; Jos Trautwein; World Publishing Company,; Westcott & Thomson,; George Grady Press,; Russell-Rutter Company,
OCLC Number: 1011299
Notes: "This special edition limited to 1000 numbered copies for private distribution to friends of the publisher"--Page [1].
"This book was composed in twenty-one different type faces by Westcott & Thomson, Inc., Philadelphia. Printed on Curtis Colophon special paper stock by George Grady Press, New York, and bound in Bancroft Buckram by Russell Rutter Co., Inc., New York. Design and typography by Jos. Trautwein."--Colophon.
Description: 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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Hoping that his awesome moneymaking scheme, a summer youth employment service, will help win back his old friend Dan, seventh-grader Rusty finds instead that it leads to an unexpected new friendship with bossy Ruthann Miller.

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