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Pica Roman Type in Elizabethan England by W. Craig Ferguson - First Edition - 1989 - from John Howell for Books (SKU: CH814-206)

Pica Roman Type in Elizabethan England

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Pica Roman Type in Elizabethan England

by W. Craig Ferguson

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ISBN 10
0859677184
ISBN 13
9780859677189
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Aldershot: Scolar Press, 1989. First Edition. Hardcover. Like New/Like New. FIRST EDITION. 4to. 11 7/8 x 8 1/2 inches. [viii], 33 pp. Half-title, figures, 9 tables, index, 171 black-and-white plates; text clean, unmarked. Black cloth, spine titled in gilt, dust-jacket in archival mylar; binding square and tight, jacket cover with minor shelf wear. Fine. In this book, Professor W. Craig Ferguson of Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario studies the type faces in use in England from 1550 to 1610 to reveal the makers of the fonts and those who used them.

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Bookseller
John Howell for Books US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
CH814-206
Title
Pica Roman Type in Elizabethan England
Author
W. Craig Ferguson
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
New Like New
Jacket condition
Like New
Quantity available
1
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
0859677184
ISBN 13
9780859677189
Publisher
Scolar Press
Place of Publication
Aldershot
Date published
1989
Keywords
W. Craig Ferguson, Pica Roman Type in Elizabethan England, Typography

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John Howell for Books specializes in California books and ephemera, fine press, miniature books, the history of printing and books, fine press and artists books. I offer my books at my website and about 5 or 6 books fairs a year. I also distribute lists through email which include first offers for new material, so sign up for lists on my website, www.johnhowellforbooks.com. I am always looking to buy books in my specialties.

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