Fifty Books About Bookmaking

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New York: Columbia University Press, 1933. First Edition. duodecimo, original light blue boards. (32)pp. Columbia University Press, This catalogue is the record of an exhibition held at Columbia on the occasion of the Twelfth Annual Conference on Printing Education in 1933. A brief commentary is given to each title included in the exhibit, which covered all aspects of book making: Origin of the book; Writing and lettering; Printing history and modern trends; printing practice; Printiing types and decoration; Illustration; Bookbinding and papermaking; Bookmaking periodicals, with an index.The catalogue was designed by Gustav Stresow and printed at the George Grady Press. 1/4" break to paper at back of spine which is also sunned. Sall bookplate to front pastedown. First Edition.

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