- Oxford: The Plough Press, 1986.
- small 4to.
- quarter Oasis morocco over boards, top edge gilt.
- (xii), 54, (7) pages.
Price: $350.00 other currencies
Order Nr. 14055
First edition, limited to 120 numbered copies of which this is one of the 30 bound in this manner. Printed by hand on Zerkall Elfenbein Halbmatt. Wakeman, a printing historian of the highest regard, has described 51 of the most important titles relating to printing that were written over the explosive second half of the 19th century. He tells how printing was presented to the public, both as a technical science and as manuals for the amateur printer. Includes illustrations of title pages, printing machinery, etc. Fine condition.