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The Art and Practice of Printing: A Work in Six Volumes

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Product description

The purpose of these volumes is to describe the processes and explain the techniques of the various branches of printing, in such a manner as to be helpful both to students and to printers of experience, and also to form an authoritative library of reference on the Art at Practice of Printing.

Six volumes:
Volume 1: Typesetting, Bookwork, Imposition, Display
Volume 2: Letterpress Printing, Make-Ready, Colour Printing
Volume 3: Lithography, Photo-Lithography, Offset, Bronzng and Allied Processes
Volume 4: Photo-Engraving, Electrotyping, Stereotyping, Photogravure
Volume 5: Letterpress Bookbinding, Edition Case Binding, Machine Ruling
Volume 6: Printing Office Management, Paper Accountancy, Salesmanship

All volumes green cloth covered boards with gilt text to front and spine. Various scuffs, splashes and marks to boards. Fading/water damage to front leading edges of boards. Spines faded. Shelf damage to tops and bottoms of spines. Foxing and discolouration to endpapers and first and last few leaves. Ex-libris sticker on front pastedown of Volume VI. One loose leaf in Volume II. Neatly pencilled name on flyleaves. Text block edges red speckled.

Item details

Added value:
Illustrated
Author(s):
Atkins, W (ed)
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
5" x 7½"
Edition:
1932
Format:
Hardback
Publisher:
Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons

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The purpose of these volumes is to describe the processes and explain the techniques of the various branches of printing, in such a manner as to be helpful both to students and to printers of experience, and also to form an authoritative library of reference on the Art at Practice of Printing.

Six volumes:
Volume 1: Typesetting, Bookwork, Imposition, Display
Volume 2: Letterpress Printing, Make-Ready, Colour Printing
Volume 3: Lithography, Photo-Lithography, Offset, Bronzng and Allied Processes
Volume 4: Photo-Engraving, Electrotyping, Stereotyping, Photogravure
Volume 5: Letterpress Bookbinding, Edition Case Binding, Machine Ruling
Volume 6: Printing Office Management, Paper Accountancy, Salesmanship

All volumes green cloth covered boards with gilt text to front and spine. Various scuffs, splashes and marks to boards. Fading/water damage to front leading edges of boards. Spines faded. Shelf damage to tops and bottoms of spines. Foxing and discolouration to endpapers and first and last few leaves. Ex-libris sticker on front pastedown of Volume VI. One loose leaf in Volume II. Neatly pencilled name on flyleaves. Text block edges red speckled.

Added value:
Illustrated
Author(s):
Atkins, W (ed)
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
5" x 7½"
Edition:
1932
Format:
Hardback
Publisher:
Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons

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