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Printing and the public press

William Cooper Howells

Printing and the public press

by William Cooper Howells

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Published by s.n. in [Québec? .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Printing -- History -- Celebrations of invention.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby W.C. Howells.
    SeriesCIHM/ICMH microfiche series -- no. 07024
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination1 microfiche (14 fr.).
    Number of Pages14
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18918648M
    ISBN 100665070241

    GPO’s history program documents over years of Keeping America Informed through publications, exhibits, public programs, and research. In , the American Printing History Association honored GPO with its Institutional Award, recognizing a “distinguished contribution to study, recording, preservation or dissemination of printing. Advanced work in fine press book design. Exploration of problems in hand-printing books--choice of manuscript, editing, design, typesetting, proofreading, printing and binding; histories of printing and of the book, emphasis on 20th- and 21st-century book design and literature. Issues of book design and production related to letterpress printing.

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