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binding title] "Patents on copper printing rolls."

United States Patent Office.

Published by 1876?1904, [Washington], 1876
From SessaBks (ABAA, ILAB) (Philadelphia, PA, U.S.A.)

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A lawyer's gathering of 25 important British and U.S. patents related to technological developments in printing, dating from 1876 through 1904. The patents here include "Engraving-Machine" and various specifications on the Pantograph (by John Hope, of the Hope & Sons textile printing company, whose "pantograph engraving machine . . . revolutionized the business of roll-engraving," Bicknell, History of the State of Rhode Island, 141), "Phototypography" (by Hannibal Goodwin, famed for later inventing roll film), and "Calico-Printing Machine" (by James Blair, the Scottish inventor of the aforementioned roller). Also represented is John Jacobson, holder of several photographic patents, and British engraver Gabriel Raphael Hugon. The patent record copies are accompanied by => 36 plates illustrating the various devices. A => typed index is stitched in at the front; the title given above comes from this volume's spine label. => A full list of contents is available upon enquiry. Provenance: Front and back pastedown each with rubber-stamp of A. Bell Malcolmson, attorney and counsellor at law; final page with pencilled annotation: "Bind for Mr. Malcolmson." Malcolmson is recorded as having been involved, in 1908, with a case regarding patent infringement of a method for duplicating typewritten work. 8vo (28.8 cm, 11.35"). [68] pp.; 36 plts. Contemporary tan cloth, spine with gilt-stamped red leather title-label; cloth spotted and moderately discolored, extremities and spine label lightly rubbed. Preliminary index pages, of onion skin, each with short tear from outer margin; one text leaf with small chip to upper margin; some leaves creased; occasional pencilled annotations and marks of emphasis. Bookseller Inventory # 30399

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Title: binding title] "Patents on copper printing ...

Publisher: 1876?1904, [Washington]

Publication Date: 1876

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