Order Nr. 34339 MONTHLY SUPPLEMENT OF THE PENNY MAGAZINE OF THE SOCIETY FOR THE DIFFUSION OF USEFUL KNOWLEDGE. COMMERCIAL HISTORY OF A PENNY MAGAZINE. NO. I-IV. Charles Knight.
MONTHLY SUPPLEMENT OF THE PENNY MAGAZINE OF THE SOCIETY FOR THE DIFFUSION OF USEFUL KNOWLEDGE. COMMERCIAL HISTORY OF A PENNY MAGAZINE. NO. I-IV.
MONTHLY SUPPLEMENT OF THE PENNY MAGAZINE OF THE SOCIETY FOR THE DIFFUSION OF USEFUL KNOWLEDGE. COMMERCIAL HISTORY OF A PENNY MAGAZINE. NO. I-IV.

MONTHLY SUPPLEMENT OF THE PENNY MAGAZINE OF THE SOCIETY FOR THE DIFFUSION OF USEFUL KNOWLEDGE. COMMERCIAL HISTORY OF A PENNY MAGAZINE. NO. I-IV.

(Penny Magazine).
  • London: Penny Magazine, printed by William Clowes, 1833.
  • tall 8vo.
  • paper wrappers
  • variously paginated
  • ISBN: none

Price: $300.00  other currencies

Order Nr. 34339

Contains the four monthly supplements of the Penny Magazine describing the Commerical History of the Penny Magazine. Light foxing throughout, else a fine collection of the four parts concerning printing history. The issues these were taken from were No. 96 (August 31-September 30, 1833), No. 101 (September 30-October 31, 1833), No. 107 (October 31-November 30, 1833), and No. 112 (November 30-December 31, 1833).

Includes illustrations in each section. Section One - Papermaking (pages 377-384), Section Two - Wood-cutting and Type-Founding (pages 417-424), Section Three - Compositors' Work and Stereotyping (pages 465-472), Section Four - Printing Presses and Machinery - Bookbinding (pages 505-511). The supplement titles are: Introduction, Wood-Cutting and Type-Founding, Compositors' Work and Stereotyping, and, Printing Presses and Machinery - Bookbinding. From the Thomas M. Whitehead Collection of Books About Books.