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Typographical specimen books

Broxbourne Library.

Typographical specimen books

a check-list of the Broxbourne Collection

by Broxbourne Library.

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Published .
Written in English


Edition Notes

From Book Collector, Autumn 1956.

Statementcompiled by Aland M. Fern ; introduction by W. Turner Berry.
ContributionsFern, Alan.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19179205M

This edition contains an appendix listing 73 type specimen books unknown at the time of the first edition, more than 10 percent of the former total. TYPE FOUNDRIES contains historical accounts of each foundry, a list of their specimen books with size and number of pages and countless tidbits of fascinating historical and typographical information.


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