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BEADNELL (Henry). A Guide to Typography, in Two Parts, Literary and Practical; or, the Reader's Handbook and the Compositor's Vade-Mecum.1859

F. Bowering. First Edition, 12mo, 2 parts in one, x,269,[1 blank]; vi,xii,272pp., recent quarter calf, spine gilt with contrasting leather labels, marbled sides. This is a rare book and copies seldom appear of the market. The first part is orthographic and typographic, including a section on proof-correcting; the second and most important part is the practical compositor or typesetter's manual. An intended third part on press and machine work never appeared. Bigmore & Wyman I, p.41-2.

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