Early English printing a series of facsimiles of all the types used in England during the XVth century, with some of those used in the printing of English books abroad by E. Gordon Duff

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Published in London, Kegan Paul Trench Trübner .

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  • Printing -- England -- History -- 15th century,
  • Printing -- Specimens

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Statementwith an introduction by E. Gordon Duff.
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 40 p., 40 leaves of plates :
Number of Pages40
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17043232M

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