GOOD. Original 1923 publication. Very large light brown heavy cloth cover; 256pp. Cover has slight wear, moderately soiled from use. Binding weak at a few points; a few pages have large pencil scribbles; a couple of pages with a few stains. OVERSIZE. **We provide professional service and individual attention to your order, daily shipments, and sturdy packaging. FREE TRACKING WITHIN USA.
Good. Used with slight wear to coverboards. Corners are lightly bumped; spine ends softened. Pages show offsetting and age-toning but NO markings in text; still in solid condition. Pasadena's finest independent new and used bookstore.
Orig. brown cloth decorated in blind. Very good. 266 pages. 32 x 24 cm. Host of printing samples--borders, ornaments, initials, fonts--many in color. Interior contents fresh and bright. Bookplate of Leland F. Leland.
Plates. Very Good. Hardcover. Folio-over 12"-15" tall. Very clean and tight textblock. Light edge and character wear to binding. Lacks dust jacket; 256pp. "Thorough manual of tasteful typography using Linotype settings for a broad array of job printing. Comprises an excellent showing of all current Linotype faces and borders as well." Printed and bound in the United States by the Plimpton Press, Norwood, MA.
Near Fine. Book 4to (12.5" x 9"). First edition, 1923. Light brown cloth with dark brown lettering, 256 pages, good hinges, firm text block, pages clean and unmarked. No dustjacket (was issued with plain brown kraft paper dustjacket). Comprehensive review of book production, with filled with examples of various typesets, decorations, and arrangements on the printed page, printed in black, vermilion and green, with tipped on frontis illustration. Host of printing samples--borders, ornaments, initials, fonts--many in color. Interior contents fresh and bright. Bookplate of Leland F. Leland. Orig. brown cloth decorated in blind. Impressive copy.
The manual of linotype typography : prepared to aid users and producers of printing in securing greater unity and real beauty in the printed page
by William Dana Orcutt, Edward Everett Bartlett, Mergenthaler Linotype Company
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