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Printing and the mind of man. Catalogue of a display of printing mechanisms and printed materials arranged to illustrate the history of Western Civilization... assembled at The British Museum and at Earl's Court, London 16-27 July, 1963

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Printing and the mind of man. Catalogue of a display of printing mechanisms and printed materials arranged to illustrate the history of Western Civilization... assembled at The British Museum and at Earl's Court, London 16-27 July, 1963

by Morison, Stanley, et al

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London: Messrs F.W. Bridges & Sons Ltd., and the Assoc. of British Manufacturers of Printers' Machinery Ltd, 1963. 8vo, 2 parts in 1, pp. 125, [1], 61, [3]; 49 plates (1 in color); original stiff wrappers printed in red and gray; light soiling to covers, near fine copy. The catalogue of the exhibition, inspired by Stanley Morison, on which Carter and Muir based their landmark book, Printing and the Mind of Man, which has influenced a generation's taste in book collecting.

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Title
Printing and the mind of man. Catalogue of a display of printing mechanisms and printed materials arranged to illustrate the history of Western Civilization... assembled at The British Museum and at Earl's Court, London 16-27 July, 1963
Author
Morison, Stanley, et al
Book condition
Used
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Publisher
Messrs F.W. Bridges & Sons Ltd., and the Assoc. of British Manufacturers of Printers' Machinery Ltd
Place of Publication
London
Date published
1963
Keywords
typography , Printing-History , Reference , Book arts
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