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Contributions to a Study of Brickmaking in America

Foster, Joseph Arnold, Editor

Published by Privately Printed, Claremont (California)
Condition: Collectible-As New Hardcover
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Complete set in six volumes. Publisher's red cloth. Consists of: Volume 1: "Statutes & Proclamations Relating to Brickmaking in England, 1477 to 1728: Together with Excerpts from the Journals of the House of Commons and the House of Lords Relating to Brickmaking in England." 1962. Limited to 220 copies. 62 pages. Volume 2: "Statutes Relating to Brickmaking in England, 1729 to 1777: Together with Excerpts from the Journals of the House of Commons and the House of Lords Relating to Brickmaking in England." 1963. Limited to 220 copies. 73 pages. Volume 3: "Accounts of Brickmaking in England Published During the 17th and 18th Centuries." 1965. Limited to 220 copies. 60 pages. Volume 4: "Accounts of Brickmaking in England Published Between 1800 and 1850." 1969. Limited to 110 copies. 64 pages. Volume 5: "Accounts of Brickmaking in America Written before 1850: James Mease, Method of Making Bricks as Followed in Philadelphia; Anson Burdick, Portions of a Daybook Kept at Paris & Sangerfield, New York; John Millington, A Comparison of Brickmaking in England and America." 1970. Limited to 110 copies. 77 pages. Volume 6: "Accounts of Brickmaking in America Published between 1850 and 1900." 1971. Limited to 110 copies.55 pages, plus colophon. Joseph Foster, the editor, was also the printer of this volumes. He studied printing under Porter Garnett at the Carnegie Institute in Pittsburgh. Foster became a professor of English at Scripps College in Claremont, California after World War II, also teaching fine printing. Bookseller Inventory # 8290

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Title: Contributions to a Study of Brickmaking in ...

Publisher: Privately Printed, Claremont (California)

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Collectible-As New

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