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HINDLEY (Charles). The History of the Catnach Press, at Berwick-upon-Tweed, Alnwick and Newcastle-upon-Tyne, in Northumberland, and Seven Dials, London.1887

London: Charles Hindley. 8vo, xlii, 308pp., frontis., numerous coloured illustrs., orig. buckram, printed paper label on spine and upper cover, uncut. Jemmy Catnach, the printer, son of John Catnach, printer in Northumberland, and who founded the press, justly earned the distinction of being one of the great pioneers in the cause of promoting cheap literature.

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