Title A history of the art of printing : from its invention to its wide-spread development in the middle of the 16th century preceded by a short account of the origin of the alphabet and the successive methods of recording events and multiplying ms. books before the invention of printing / by H. Noel Humphreys ; with one hundred illustrations produced in photo-lithography by Day & Son, Limited, under the direction of the author.
Imprint London : B. Quaritch, 1867.
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Physical description xii, 212 pages, 100, that is, 106 pagesleaves of plates : illustrations, facsimiles (some color) ; 36 cm
Note "The first issue consists of 300 numbered copies ... After their dispersion, a small second issue will be made, and the stones are guaranteed then to be destroyed"--Slip tipped in LC copy
Bibliography: p. [209]-212.
Copy 1 Supplier/Donor: Sotheby, Wilkinson & Hodge, 5 - 10 December 1898. Note: Book label of William Morris Kelmscott House.
Author, etc. Humphreys, Henry Noel, 1810-1879.
Morris, William, 1834-1896, former owner.
Topic-MESH Printing -- history.
Barnard classification YHD
System no. .b10897434
Publication place England London
Record no. 10098603