Cleveland, OH: The World Publishing Company, 1960. First Edition. [10x7.5in]; xi, 484 pp., frontispiece and 16 plates of color and black and white illustrations, many images and illustrations in text throughout, appendices; Red cloth covers with gilt lettering on spine and illustration on front, stiff light gray end papers, top edge red ink tint and all edges trimmed; Some used wear and small blemishes to covers, spine faded, text is very good with no markings. Item #13437
This is the first edition of Glasiter important and comprehensive reference book on terms and examples of book making. The appendices are Appendix A Some Type Specimens, Appendix B Latin Place names as used in the imprints of early printed books, Appendix C The Contemporary Private Press, Appendix D Proof Correction Symbols, and Appendix E A short Reading List.