Printer's Manuals: from Moxon to the PIA / Alexander S. Lawson

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Identifier: REF.PM.1967
Object type: Books
Dimensions: x, 50 pages : illustrations, portrait, facsimiles ; 20 cm
Copyright dates: 2002
Published by: The Printery
Based on a talk delivered by Alexander S. Lawson as part of the Heritage of the Graphic Arts Lecture Series. "Printer's manuals served as guides for professionals interested in the latest techniques and improvements, as insight for authors eager to know what would happen to their manuscripts in the composing room and at the press, as sources for amateurs merely curious about book production, and as references for bibliographers seeking evidence of printing house practices..."--Introduction by Kay Michael Kramer