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A Short History of the Printed Word
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher David R Godine Pub
Publication date September 1, 1984
Binding Paperback
Edition Reissue
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780879233129
ISBN-10 0879233125
Availability§ Out of Print
Original list price $10.95
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Summary
Discusses the technical innovations which have furthered the evolution of printing from the first alphabet to contemporary presses
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Hardcover
Book cover for 9780880293242
 
Reprint edition from Dorset Pr (May 1, 1990)
9780880293242 | details & prices | List price $19.95
About: First edition.
Paperback
Book cover for 9780879233129 Book cover for 9780881791549
 
With Robert Bringhurst | 2 rev upd edition from Hartley & Marks (April 1, 2000); titled "A Short History of the Printed Word"
9780881791549 | details & prices | 313 pages | 5.80 × 9.10 × 1.00 in. | 1.20 lbs | List price $24.95
About: This classic volume should find its place on every design student's bookshelf.
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Reissue edition from David R Godine Pub (September 1, 1984); titled "A Short History of the Printed Word"
9780879233129 | details & prices | List price $10.95
About: Discusses the technical innovations which have furthered the evolution of printing from the first alphabet to contemporary presses

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