Early Printing in Wisconsin. With a Bibliography of the Issues of the Press, 1833 - 1850.

McMurtrie, Douglas C.

Published by Frank McCaffrey, Seattle, Washington, 1931
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Title: Early Printing in Wisconsin. With a ...

Publisher: Frank McCaffrey, Seattle, Washington

Publication Date: 1931

Binding: Hardcover

Edition: First edition.


11.75" x 8.25". 220pp. Limited edition, one of only 300 copies printed. Red cloth with blind lettering to the front board, and a leather spine label with gilt lettering. Boards faded, else a VG+ copy. This copy is inscribed by printer Frank McCaffrey to his employee and fellow Seattle fine printer Harry Strang: " 'Someday', Harry, you and I will come under the groups that caused me to put the dedication words recorded in this book. Frank. 1933." Neatly tipped on to the front free endpaper is a copy of McCaffrey's charming small broadside ".a Personal note & How I came to print this History of Early Printing in Wisconsin.", which McCaffrey has also signed. A nice association of two longtime friends and professional associates. McMurtrie's text is an important contribution toward the history of printing in America. Bookseller Inventory # 3611

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