Bartlett (Edward Everard) - The Typographic Treasures in Europe:


Bartlett (Edward Everard) - The Typographic Treasures in Europe:

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The Typographic Treasures in Europe: And a study of contemporaneous book production in Great Britain, France, Italy, Germany, Holland and Belgium. With an addendum by J.W. Muller giving the principal dates and personages in printing history. Atlas folio, 40cm, pp.185 + colophon {+ plates], G.P. Putnam's Sons, New York & London, 1925.
Number 1 of 585 copies on handmade paper printed at the author’s Bartlett Orr Press. Engraved title-page vignette, portrait frontispiece and 4 other portraits of famous printers. Blue-grey paper-covered boards titled in gilt, holland back and corner tips, spine titled in gilt. A fine copy.
‘To my friend P.T. Dodge, In the hope that this example demonstrates the possibilities of the Linotype as a medium for the production of printing worthy of the master craftsmen. With the affection of the author.’  P.T. Dodge was at that time President of the Mergenthaler Linotype Company.

 

 

 

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