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[SWEET (Eric)]. The First English Printer, William Caxton, The First Printer of English.1976

Birmingham: Privately Printed, Matthew Boulton Technical College, 4to, 22, [2]pp., one of 10 numbered copies, this being no. 2 presented to Nixon, marbled endpapers, bound in soft red morocco by Henry Mills Ltd., gilt, spine slightly faded. Presented on the occasion of the Literary Dinner held on 13th October 1976 as part of the Caxton Quincentenary Celebrations organised by the Birmingham Printing Industries Association. Provenance: From the library of Howard M. Nixon (1909-1983), British librarian and bookbinding historian.

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