The origin of printing : in two essays ... I. The substance of Dr. Middleton's Dissertation on the origin of printing in England. II. Mr. Meerman's Account of the invention of the art at Haarleim, and its progress to Mentz. With occasional remarks; and an appendix.

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Author / Creator:Bowyer, William, 1699-1777
Edition:2d ed.: with improvements.
Imprint:London : Printed for W. Bowyer and J. Nichols, 1776.
Description:xvi, 176 p. ; 22 cm.
Subject:Printing -- England -- History -- Origin and antecedents -- Early works to 1800.
Printing -- Origin and antecedents.
Early works.
Format: Print Book
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Other uniform titles:Middleton, Conyers, 1683-1750. Dissertation concerning the origin of printing in England.
Meerman, Gerard, 1722-1771. Origines typographicae.
Notes:Abridgement of Middleton's Dissertations, 1735, and Meerman's Origines typographicae, 1765. Reissued with new t.-p. and supplement (177-300 p.) in 1781.
Published anonymously. By William Bowyer, with the assistance of Dr. Owen and Mr. Missy. Cf. DNB.

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