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A SPECIMEN OF METAL ORNAMENTS; Cast at the letter foundery of Binny & Ronaldson


Published by Meriden Gravure, Meriden CT
From Second Life Books, Inc. (Lanesborough, MA, U.S.A.)

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Large 8vo, pages not numbered. An exact reproduction of the first type founder's specimen book issued in America, photographed from the only known complete copy. The original was printed by Fry and Kammerer in 1809. About 100 illustrations, including two fold-outs, with prices. Paper over boards, cloth spine. Printed for distribution to members of the American Institute of Graphic Arts. Cover little yellowed near edges, o/w a nice copy. Bookseller Inventory # 37337

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Publisher: Meriden Gravure, Meriden CT

Edition: One of 600 copies.

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