Glossary of the book : terms used in paper-making, printing, bookbinding, and publishing, with notes on illuminated manuscripts, bibliophiles, private presses, and printing societies. Including illus. and translated extracts from Grafish uppslagsbok, Esselte, Stockholm / Geoffrey Ashall Glaister.
- Glaister, Geoffrey Ashall.
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Printing apparatus for the use of amateurs. Containing full and practical instructions for the use of Cowper's parlour printing press. Also the description of larger presses on the same principle, and various other aaparatus for the amateur typographer ... The pamphlet contains, likewise, numerous specimens of plain and ornamental types, brass rules, checks, borders, ornaments, corners, arms, &, &.
- Holtzapffel & Co.
Titles of the first books from the earliest presses established in different cities, towns, and monasteries in Europe, before the end of the fifteenth century : with brief notes upon their printers / Illustrated with reproductions of early types and first engravings of the printing press. By Rush C. Hawkins.
- Hawkins, Rush C. 1831-1920.
The history and art of printing. In two parts. Part I. containing I. A Concise History of the Art from its Invention to the present Time; with the several Charters granted to the Company of Stationers. II. Specimens of Printing Types of all Sizes, and various Languages, Music Types, Flowers and Ornaments. Part II. treating of I. The necessary Materials made use of in a Printing Office-Of the different Pounts of Letter, their Properties, Size, and Application; with Tables to shew the Difference there is between the several Bodies of Letter, and how one gets in or drives out more than another. - Of Points, Quadrate, Spaces, Rules, Braces, Quotations, Flowers, &c. &c. II. Of Printing Presses, their Construction and Use particulars described, with a Drawing of a Press, and of its several Parts, cut in Wood. III. Of Wetting Paper, Knocking up Balls, Pulling, Printing different Colours, and other necessary Rules and Directions for the Pressman. IV. Or the Compositor's Business, viz. Dressing of Chaces, Composing, Spacing, Tying up Pages, Imposing, &c. with a great Variety of Examples and useful Tables. V. Of Correctors and Correcting, with Directions to Authors how to mark Corrections in their Proof Sheets. VI. Of Casting off Copy. Vii. Alphabets and Characters of various Languages and Sciences. Viii. Of the Business requisite to be done in the Warehouse, and the Duty of the Warehouseman. IX. An Explanation of Technical Terms used in Printing. The Whole forming a more intelligible and complete Introduction to the Art of Printing than has been hitherto attempted, and containing a great Variety of Instructions and Examples that are not to be found in any other Performance. By P. Luckombe, M. T. A.
- Luckombe, Philip, -1803.
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Bibliotheca Brandiana. A catalogue of the unique, scarce, rare, curious, and numerous collection of works on the antiquity, topography, and decayed intelligence of Great Britain and Ireland, from the first invention of printing down to the present time; early poetry, classics, belles letters, and miscellanies, ever offered by public sale; many hundreds of the articles ... may be deemed unique ... from the presses of Caxton, Winken de Worde, Pinson, and all the early and modern printers; likewise the ... collection of manuscripts ... being the entire library of the late Rev. John Brand ... Which will be sold by auction ... by Mr. Stewart.
- Brand, John, 1744-1806.