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Letterpress

C. A. Hurst

Letterpress

composition and machine-work

by C. A. Hurst

  • 37 Want to read
  • 28 Currently reading

Published by Ernest Benn in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Printing, Practical.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby C.A. Hurst and F.R. Lawrence.
    SeriesHandbooks to printing -- no.1
    ContributionsLawrence, F. R.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination180p. :
    Number of Pages180
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13771806M


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