specimen of printing types & various ornaments 1796 reproduced together with the sale catalogue of the British Letter-Foundry 1797 by S. & C. Stephenson (Firm).

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  • S. & C. Stephenson (Firm).,
  • Printing -- History.,
  • Printing -- Specimens.,
  • Printing -- Specimens -- Great Britain,
  • Type and type-founding.,
  • Type and type-founding -- Great Britain,
  • Type ornaments.

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Other titlesSpecimen and sale catalogue 1796-1797
StatementS. & C. Stephenson ; with an introduction by James Mosley.
LC ClassificationsZ250 .S113 1990
The Physical Object
Pagination12 p., [53] leaves, 10 p. :
Number of Pages53
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20348792M
ISBN 10900003103

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A Specimen of Printing Types & Various Ornaments Reproduced Together with the Sale Catalogue of the British Letter-Foundry Stephenson, S. & C.

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