New in new dust jacket. It is the reproduction of the original edition published long back. Hardcover with Sewn binding with dust jacket. Printed on high quality Paper. It is processed professionally without altering its contents. No alterations have been made to the original text. Illustrations, Photographs and Index, if there is any, are printed in b/w. Folders, if any in the original, are not printed in the book. It is only a single book/volume out of the set. This book is printed on demand.
Good. VOLUME 1 ONLY: Ex-library hardcover (usual stamps, stickers) in very good condition with lightly edgeworn dust jacket in sturdy protective mylar; interior very good-text pages crisp, appear unmarked by pen/pencil; heavily illustrated; a very clean, sound copy of this 1½-in. thick hardcover; 292 pgs. including Supplementary Notes to Volume 1; published by The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 1966, Third Edition, Second Printing; again, this is Volume One only (see picture of my book to the left); In this Volume I of Mr. Updike's comprehensive study of types from the earliest times, the author discusses the Latin alphabet, the invention of printing, the cutting and casting of types, fifteenth-century types in Germany, Italy, France, the Netherlands, Spain, and England, and German, Italian, and French types of the sixteenth, seventeenth, and eighteenth centuries. This title has become a landmark in the history of the graphic arts.
Good in None jacket. Book Red cover w/ only light bumping to corners and spine. Some small stains on boards. First free end page is missing. Common library attachments. Binding and spine are tight. Very clean text, 325 pages.
New. This book, "Printing types, their history, forms, and use; a study in survivals", by Daniel Berkeley Updike, is a replication. It has been restored by human beings, page by page, so that you may enjoy it in a form as close to the original as possible. This book was created using print-on-demand technology. Thank you for supporting classic literature.
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