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AN HISTORICAL SKETCH
THE ORIGIN AND PROGRESS OF
THE ART OF PRINTING;
PRACTICAL DIRECTIONS FOR CONDUCTING
EVERY DEPARTMENT IN AN OFFICE:
ENGRAVINGS IN THIS WORK.
[With Directions to the Binder.]
FRONTISPIECE:-Portrait of the Author.
Is in page 5
9 Inscription of the Sigean Tablet
To face p. Specimen of Chinese printing
17 N.B. These two leaves are to be folded back to back, and fastened in the volume by the
cut edges; the folded edge remaining outside and uncut. Fac-simile of the Biblia Pauperum 2
33 Fac-simile of the Speculum Salutis Portrait of GUTENBERG
49 Portrait of KOSTER
49 Stationers' Hall-Ancient and Modern, and Antique Seal of the Company
237 Stationers' Hall—Antique carved Oak Screen at the entrance to the Hall 240 Portrait of BASKERVILLE
310 Boyer 1.
324 BOWYER II.
328 CASLON 1.
348 CASLON III.
354 Wilson (of Glasgow)
611 Compositor's Frame, Cases, and other Apparatus for that department of
Printing—Various Engravings Are in pages 408, 449, 483, &c.
625 to 635
416 Twenty-six figures of the various parts of the same
452, &c. The same Press with the application of the additional power
417 Two figures of the various parts
648 The Printing Press of the STANHOPE construction
637 The Ruthven Press
651 The Cogger Press