DescriptionJ. Luther Ringwalt. American Encyclopedia of Printing. Philadelphia: Menamin and Ringwalt, 1871. First edition. Tall and thick octavo. Publisher's terra-cotta cloth. Slight rubbing to extremities. An overall very good and clean copy, in the original binding.
J. Luther Ringwalt. American Encyclopedia of Printing. Philadelphia: Menamin and Ringwalt, 1871.
First edition. Tall and thick octavo. Complete with all twenty full page plates, including the chromolithograph frontispiece and the plate of raised lettering intended as a method of reading for the blind.
Publisher's terra-cotta cloth, front cover with large gilt medallion showing the busts of ten famous people in American printing with Benjamin Franklin in the center, same on rear cover though in blind, ornate gilt spine lettering, brown endpapers. Bit of rubbing to extremities but overall a very good and clean copy in the original binding.
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