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Author: WILLETT (RALPH) Title: A Memoir on the Origin of Printing. In a Letter Addressed to John Topman, Esq.
Description: Newcastle: Printed by and for S. Hodgson, 1820. Second Edition, iv, 72pp., one of 150 copies, vignette of title page, a little and light occasional foxing, recent quarter calf, uncut, t.e.g. Willett, 1719-95, English book collector, discusses the origin of printing; the work of Gutenberg and Caxton, the Coster legend, etc., and favours the claims of Mainz to the invention.
Keywords: PRINTING TYPOGRAPHY NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE NORTHUMBERLAND
Price: GBP 210.00 = appr. US$ 299.88 Seller: Forest Books
- Book number: 16509