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ADAMS (Thomas F.). Typographia: or, the Printer's Instructor; a Brief Sketch of the Origin, Rise, and Progress of the Typographic Art, with Practical Directions for Conducting Every Department in an Office, Hints to Authors, Publishers, &c.1854

Philadelphia: L. Johnson & Co., Fourth Edition, with numerous emendations and additions, x, [7]-282pp., with the bookplate of Jackson Burke, illustrs., some occasional spotting, orig. cloth, wear to extremities. Bigmore & Wyman I, p.3. This was the second practical printing manual issued by an American author. Adams borrowed much of his material, without acknowledgement, from Johnson and Hansard.

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