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Encyclopaedia 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, typefounders, engravers, bookbinders and paper makers... Including curious particulars of the first introduction of printing ... [and] an account of the origin and progress of language.. by  C[harles] H Timperley - Hardcover - 1842 - from Rulon-Miller Books (SKU: 58453)

Encyclopaedia 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, typefounders, engravers, bookbinders and paper makers... Including curious particulars of the first introduction of printing ... [and] an account of the origin and progress of language..

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Encyclopaedia 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, typefounders, engravers, bookbinders and paper makers... Including curious particulars of the first introduction of printing ... [and] an account of the origin and progress of language..

by Timperley, C[harles] H

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London: Henry G. Bohn, 1842. Second edition "to which are added a continuation ... comprising recent biographies, chiefly of booksellers, and a practical manual of printing," large thick 8vo, pp. vi, 32, 996, 12; 12 plates (1 folding), a number of illustrations in the text, recent quarter maroon niger, gilt-lettered direct on spine with raised bands; nice copy, with the bookplates of Jackson Burke and Jacob Chernofsky. See Bigmore and Wyman, III, pp. 12-14: "One of the most interesting works a printer can possess... full of anecdote and historical facts" (from citation for the first edition of 1839).

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Encyclopaedia 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, typefounders, engravers, bookbinders and paper makers... Including curious particulars of the first introduction of printing ... [and] an account of the origin and progress of language..
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Timperley, C[harles] H
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Hardcover
Publisher
Henry G. Bohn
Place of Publication
London
Date published
1842
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