A HISTORY OF PRINTING IN AMERICA, WITH A BIOGRAPHY OF PRINTERS AND AN ACCOUNT OF NEWSPAPERS, TO WHICH IS PREFIXED A CONCISE VIEW OF THE DISCOVERY AND PROGRESS OF THE ART IN OTHER PARTS OF THE WORLD. Isaiah Thomas.
A HISTORY OF PRINTING IN AMERICA, WITH A BIOGRAPHY OF PRINTERS AND AN ACCOUNT OF NEWSPAPERS, TO WHICH IS PREFIXED A CONCISE VIEW OF THE DISCOVERY AND PROGRESS OF THE ART IN OTHER PARTS OF THE WORLD.
A HISTORY OF PRINTING IN AMERICA, WITH A BIOGRAPHY OF PRINTERS AND AN ACCOUNT OF NEWSPAPERS, TO WHICH IS PREFIXED A CONCISE VIEW OF THE DISCOVERY AND PROGRESS OF THE ART IN OTHER PARTS OF THE WORLD.
A HISTORY OF PRINTING IN AMERICA, WITH A BIOGRAPHY OF PRINTERS AND AN ACCOUNT OF NEWSPAPERS, TO WHICH IS PREFIXED A CONCISE VIEW OF THE DISCOVERY AND PROGRESS OF THE ART IN OTHER PARTS OF THE WORLD.
A HISTORY OF PRINTING IN AMERICA, WITH A BIOGRAPHY OF PRINTERS AND AN ACCOUNT OF NEWSPAPERS, TO WHICH IS PREFIXED A CONCISE VIEW OF THE DISCOVERY AND PROGRESS OF THE ART IN OTHER PARTS OF THE WORLD.
A HISTORY OF PRINTING IN AMERICA, WITH A BIOGRAPHY OF PRINTERS AND AN ACCOUNT OF NEWSPAPERS, TO WHICH IS PREFIXED A CONCISE VIEW OF THE DISCOVERY AND PROGRESS OF THE ART IN OTHER PARTS OF THE WORLD.
A HISTORY OF PRINTING IN AMERICA, WITH A BIOGRAPHY OF PRINTERS AND AN ACCOUNT OF NEWSPAPERS, TO WHICH IS PREFIXED A CONCISE VIEW OF THE DISCOVERY AND PROGRESS OF THE ART IN OTHER PARTS OF THE WORLD.
A HISTORY OF PRINTING IN AMERICA, WITH A BIOGRAPHY OF PRINTERS AND AN ACCOUNT OF NEWSPAPERS, TO WHICH IS PREFIXED A CONCISE VIEW OF THE DISCOVERY AND PROGRESS OF THE ART IN OTHER PARTS OF THE WORLD.
A HISTORY OF PRINTING IN AMERICA, WITH A BIOGRAPHY OF PRINTERS AND AN ACCOUNT OF NEWSPAPERS, TO WHICH IS PREFIXED A CONCISE VIEW OF THE DISCOVERY AND PROGRESS OF THE ART IN OTHER PARTS OF THE WORLD.
A HISTORY OF PRINTING IN AMERICA, WITH A BIOGRAPHY OF PRINTERS AND AN ACCOUNT OF NEWSPAPERS, TO WHICH IS PREFIXED A CONCISE VIEW OF THE DISCOVERY AND PROGRESS OF THE ART IN OTHER PARTS OF THE WORLD.
SCARCE COMPLETE FIRST EDITION OF THIS MONUMENTAL WORK ON PRINTING HISTORY

A HISTORY OF PRINTING IN AMERICA, WITH A BIOGRAPHY OF PRINTERS AND AN ACCOUNT OF NEWSPAPERS, TO WHICH IS PREFIXED A CONCISE VIEW OF THE DISCOVERY AND PROGRESS OF THE ART IN OTHER PARTS OF THE WORLD.

Two volumes.

  • Worcester: Isaiah Thomas, 1810.
  • small 8vo.
  • library brown buckrum
  • 487; 576 pages.
  • ISBN: none

Price: $2,000.00  other currencies

Order Nr. 36656

First edition. (Bigmore & Wyman III, 9; S-K 3602 for binding references). All five plates are present. An invaluable book to the student of American printing and certainly the cornerstone in any collection of books on U.S. printing and publishing history. Also has information on newspapers and publishing. Thomas was the right person to write this title as he was one of the most important American publishers - booksellers of this early American period. His comments on his friends in the field and the beginnings of printing in different locations in the country based on personal knowledge make this a primary source.

Bound in a later library buckrum binding with gilt on spine. The plate facing page 70 is present, but has separated from the binding and torn into three pieces along the creases. Some tears, with one effecting the page numbers 495-500 of volume II. Some marks obscuring the text on pages 152-153. A torn sheet on page 221-222, page 491-492 and 493-494. Ex-library stamp from the De Mill Library. Else a lovely copy.