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Encyclopædia of literary and typographical anecdote : being a chronological digest of the most interesting facts illustrative of the history of literature and printing from the earliest period to the present time. Interspersed with biographical sketches of eminent booksellers, printers, type-founders, engravers, bookbinders and paper makers, of all ages and countries, but especially of Great Britain. With bibliographical and descriptive accounts of their principal productions ... Including curious particulars of the first introduction of printing into various countries, and of the books then printed. ... A history of all the newspapers, periodicals, and almanacks published in this country. ... Compiled and condensed from Nichols's Literary anecdotes, and numerous other authorities / by C.H. Timperley

Catalog Data

Author:
Timperley, C. H (Charles Henry) 1795?-1861  Search this
Timperley, C. H (Charles Henry) 1795?-1861 Printers' manual  Search this
Nichols, John 1745-1826 Literary anecdotes of the eighteenth century  Search this
Former owner:
Linotype Library DSI  Search this
Physical description:
vi, 32, 115, [1], [33]-996, 12 p., [11] leaves of plates (1 folded) : ill., ports. ; 26 cm
Type:
Chronology
Place:
Great Britain
Date:
1842
Notes:
A reissue, with new title page and 12 pages of additional matter, of the remainder stock of Timperley's Dictionary of printers and printing, 1839, and his Printers' manual, 1838.
The Printers' manual (115, [1] p.) has special title page.
Topic:
Printing--History  Search this
Printing  Search this
Books  Search this
Book industries and trade  Search this
Publishers and publishing  Search this
Booksellers and bookselling  Search this
Call number:
Z116 .T59 1842
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
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