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Romance of the printing type

Romance of the printing type

XII of the men who in the creation & use of printing type have become famous : Johann Gutenberg, Peter Schoeffer, Nicolas Jenson, Erhard Ratdolt, Aldus Manutius, Johann Froben, Robert Granjon, Geofroy Tory, Simon de Colines, William Caxton, Wynkyn de Worde, Richard Pynson

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Published by The City of Birmingham School of Printing, College of Art and Crafts in [Birmingham] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Printing -- History,
  • Type and type-founding -- History,
  • Printers -- Biography

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsCity of Birmingham School of Printing
    The Physical Object
    Pagination69, [1] p. :
    Number of Pages69
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14523123M

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