Historic design in printing; reproductions of book covers, borders, initials, decorations, printers
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Historic design in printing; reproductions of book covers, borders, initials, decorations, printers' marks and devices comprising reference material for the designer, printer, advertiser and publisher;


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N. v;.--"Ui^ \V^^u-V'•^*VDEFTARTSf'NECo3-(oX-274,.//>&/^ 177firAH il>iiHISTORIC DESIGNIN PRINTING1to be found in early bookA rich and graceful pattern representative of the store of motives for the designerIllustrious Men, Paris, 1584.From an edition of True Portraits and Lives ofbindings. Thewith the royal crownarms are those of King I of England ensignedThe JamesilistoritBesign inprintingREPRODUCTIONS OF BOOK COVERS,BORDERS, INITIALS, DECORATIONS,PRINTERS' MARKS AND DEVICES COM- IfePRISING REFERENCE MATERIAL FOR THEDESIGNER, PRINTER, ADVERTISERAND PUBLISHERWITH INTRODUCTION AND NOTATIONSBYHENRY LEWIS JOHNSON/OBOSTONO^(§rapf)ic ^rtg (EompanpCfjer^1923Sffc^Designed by Geofry Tory for the Hours of Simon de Colines, 1520COPYRIGHT 1923BYARTS COMPANYThe GRAPHICrelates to theThis copyrightand group-text, compilationhuting of this work does notin any way restrict the adapta-individualtion of motives anddesigns. These are the heritageto all craftsmen, from previousgenerations most rich inaccomplishmentFINEARTS DEOCT b 1987MASSACHUSETTS, U. S. A.KENT PRINTERS, BOSTON,JAMES EATON, rNC,PREFACEwNLY those who are collectors or connoisseurs can appreciate the pleasurable taskrepresented by garnering the many forms design and ornament presentedof herein.experience in printingAt the beginning my in the office a Boston printerof of ofexceptional abilities, Carl H. Heintzemann, 1 learned to know the thrill gratifi-ofcation a page ...


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