Four centuries of fine printing two hundred and seventy-two examples of the work of presses established between 1465 and 1924, with an introduction. by Stanley Morison

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Cloth, 8vo, 22 cm, pp (pp are facsimiles). Four Centuries of Fine Printing holds a unique place in the literature of printing. While there are many books on the development of typography, this volume presents a wide historical survey, including many printers whose merits have not been hitherto recognized.

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