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A New Edition, With Added Historical Notes Based On Recent Findings.
New Castle: Oak Knoll Books, 1992. 8vo. cloth, dust jacket. 144 pages. A New Edition, With Added Historical Notes Based On Recent Findings. Ottmar Mergenthaler, the world-famous inventor of the Linotype machine, was dying of tuberculosis in 1898. Too weak to hold a pen, the inventor, whose breakthrough had made possible cheaper and larger newspapers and books, still burned with a desire to tell his life's story. Death would soon take this man who had..... READ MORE