Title CANADIAN BOOK OF PRINTING: HOW PRINTING CAME TO CANADA AND THE STORY OF THE GRAPHIC ARTS, TOLD MAINLY IN PICTURES.
Binding Hard Cover
Book Condition Very Good-
Edition First Edition
Publisher Toronto Toronto Public Libraries / 500th Anniversary Committee 1940
Seller ID 28131
130 pp. 8vo (9 1/4" H). B&w photographs, drawings, reproductions. Arranged in three sections - the first gives a brief history of printing and how it spread across Canada; the second deals with type, composition, presses and plates; and the third covers the graphic arts - prints, engravings, etchings, gravure, lithography, etc. Previous owner's bookplate on front pastedown, light browning to edge of textblock, wear at top/bottom of spine and corners, creasing at bottom of spine.