PRINTING TYPES, THEIR BIRTH IN THE TYPEFOUNDRY DEPICTED IN WOODCUT AND VERSE
Limited to an edition of 130 (from another copy sold by Oak Knoll). The text for this edition was translated and set by hand at the Private Press and Typefoundry of Paul Hayden Duensing in Athens GA. All the press and production work was performed by Richard Hopkins' Hill & Dale Press and Typefoundry in Terra Alta, WV. The English text is set on the first ten pages and is accompanied by eight illustrations. The German text is on last three of the final unnumbered pages.
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> PRIVATE PRESS & FINE PRINTING, TWENTIETH CENTURY
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> UNITED STATES, GEORGIA
> HILL & DALE PRESS
> UNITED STATES, WEST VIRGINIA
> DUENSING, PAUL HAYDEN
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A CONTRIBUTION TO THE BIBLIOGRAPHY AND LITERATURE OF NEWP...
by Hammett, Charles E.
First edition, limited to 200 numbered copies. Bibliography of literature produced in or about the important printing town of Newport, Rhode Island. Newport was the second New England town to print a newspaper. Benjamin Franklin's brother James was operating a press by 1727 and was responsible for the Rhode Island Gazette for two years. From the reference library of H.P. Kraus.