The Colonial Printer

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Courier Corporation, 1964 - Art - 368 pages
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Beautifully illustrated study explores every aspect of the American printer and his craft from 1639 to 1800.
 

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Even writers about writing need editors. As a concept, this is an excellent book. And the level of research is impressive. There are a lot of useful and interesting illustrations, too. If you know ... Read full review

Contents

INTRODUCTION
3
THE FIRST PRESSES OF THE COLONIES
12
THE COLONIAL PRINTING HOUSE
61
PLATE II
63
PLATE IV
69
PLATE VI
73
PLATE VII
86
THE PAPER OF THE COLONIES
124
THE JOURNEYMEN AND APPRENTICES
154
GENERAL CONDITIONS OF THE TRADE
169
THE PRODUCT OF THE COLONIAL PRESS
215
THE PRODUCT OF THE COLONIAL PRESS
265
APPENDIX TO CHAPTER IV
297
A LIST OF WORKS REFERRED TO IN THE NOTES
333
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