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The Method of Founding Stereotype, as Practised by Charles Brightly, of Bungay, Suffolk.

Brightly, Charles.

ISBN 10: 0824038835 / ISBN 13: 9780824038830
Published by Garland Publishing
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0824038835 New York, 1982. 8vo, grey cloth, 178 pp. A facsimile of the 1809 edition. A new stock copy, unread. A scarce title on printing. Bookseller Inventory # 11474

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Title: The Method of Founding Stereotype, as ...

Publisher: Garland Publishing

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:New

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Two Volumes in One. WITH: HODGSON, Thomas (1755-1850). An Essay on the Origin and Progress of Stereotype Printing. With a New Introduction by Michael L. Turner. FACSIMILE REPRINTS. Series: Nineteenth-Century Book Arts and Printing History, No. 9. 8vo. 8 3/4 x 5 5/8 inches. [xviii], 60; xii, (180), [4] pp. 3 plates in Brightly's work; text clean, unmarked. Brown cloth, gilt spine; binding square and tight. Fine. Brightly's work first appeared in 1809; Hodgson?s in 1820. Brightly's work is a mere pamphlet, and is extremely rare in the wild; it was the earliest public account of the process invented by Lord Stanhope. Hodgson in turn was the foremost authority on the topic of stereotype printing in 1820 England.

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