The invention of printing. A collection of facts and opinions descriptive of early prints and playing cards, the blockbooks of the fifteenth century, the legends of Lourens Janszoon Coster, of Haarlem, and the work of John Gutenberg and his associates. Illustrated with facsimiles of early types and woodcuts.

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Author / Creator:De Vinne, Theodore Low, 1828-1914.
Imprint:New-York, F. Hart & Co., 1876.
Description:4 p. l., [5]-556 p. incl. front., illus. facsim. 24 cm.
Language:English
Subject:Printing -- History -- Origin and antecedents.
Printing -- history.
Printing -- Origin and antecedents.
History.
Format: Print Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/2247158
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Notes:Published in five parts; with the last part cancels were issued to be substituted for p. 43-46, 369-370, 375-376 incorrectly printed, also the half sheet containing Contents, and Illustrations to be inserted between sig. [1] and [2], before the Preface.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Other form:Online version: De Vinne, Theodore Low, 1828-1914. Invention of printing. New-York, F. Hart & Co., 1876