Southworth-Anthoensen Press, Portland, Maine , 1938,:
Seller ID: 84852
WROTH, Lawrence C. The Colonial Printer. Portland, Maine : The Southworth-Anthoensen Press, 1938. Second edition, revised and enlarged. Pp (2),[i]-xxiv,-368,(6),+ 30 plates. Index. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine,top edge mottled blue. Contents : I. Introduction. II. The first presses o f the colonies. III. The colonial printing house. IV. The colonial printingpress. V. Type and type founding of the colonial period. VI. Printing ink. VII. The paper of the colonies. VIII. The journeymen and apprentices. IX. General conditions of the trade. X. Bookbinding in colonial America. XI . Th... View More...