[Stinehour, Roderick D.]; McCorison, Marcus A., ed.; Thomas, Isaiah LL.D.
Title THE HISTORY OF PRINTING IN AMERICA WITH A BIOGRAPHY OF PRINTERS & AN ACCOUNT OF NEWSPAPERS
Book Condition Very good +
Edition First Thus
Publisher Barre Imprint Society 1970
Seller ID 60
C4to (10” x 7”). pp. xxi; 650. Limited Edition. Copy 1512 of a limited edition of 1950 on the imprint and signed by the Editor. Includes a leaf from the first edition of Thomas's History of Printing in America (Worcester, 1810) tipped in facing pp. xv. Book design by Roderick D. Stinehour with denim blue woven cloth boards with titles stamped in gold on spine. In a tan slipcase with a paper onlay of Thomas's First edition title page on one side. An edited version of the 1874 edition of Thomas’s classic investigation into the history of American printing. Includes a treatment on the introduction of printing to America as well as the development of printing in a major centers such as Cambridge, Boston, Providence, Philadelphia, New York, and many more. A handsome Very Good+ copy with a few small spots to the bottom edge of the block and a small (0.13”) raise to spine cloth in a Very Good slipcase.
American Printing, Printing History, Isaiah Thomas, Book History,