Good with no dust jacket; Water damage to top corner of right boards and first twenty pages of text at top right corner. Brown cloth boards with gilt-stamped black cloth spine. xii, 189 pp, index. Many plates. A survey of the printing methods, equipment, and business policies of American printers during the early Federalist period through 1825, when the cylinder press and improvements in power technology changed the industry.
SILVER, Rollo G. THE AMERICAN PRINTER, 1787-1825. Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia, (1967). 4to. Cloth. xiii, 190 pages. First edition. With a printed Christmas card from Mr. and Mrs. Silver laid-in. Very good.
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