Join our mailing list!
(Your shopping cart is empty)
American Philosophical Society
Benjamin Franklin's Philadelphia Printing: A Descriptive Bibliography (Memoir 102
C. William Miller
Benjamin Franklin was Amer.ís best-known printer before the Revolution. His printing house was one of the most influential in all the Brit. colonies in the 18th cent. This authoritative book presents in chronological order bibliographically accurate descriptions of the more than 800 items from broadsides to books printed by Franklin or by the partnership of Franklin & Hall. Loans of rare books have enabled Miller to present by accurate photo-engravings the title pages of all the books known to have been printed in Amer. by Franklin. Also lists more than 600 pieces of job printing by Franklin, & another 100 items erroneously ascribed to the Franklin shop. Includes a summary account of Franklinís career as a printer in Phila., & indiv. essays on his dealings with the Brit. type-founders, the colonial Amer. papermakers, & the Penna. & New England bookbinders. The appendices include specimens of Franklinís distinctive first type fonts & pictorial reproductions of his stock of decorative ornaments & of rubbings of bindersí tools found on leather-bound vols. bearing his imprint.
Proceedings, American Philosophical Society (Vol. 153, No. 3)
Darwin's Disciple: George John Romanes, A Life in Letters
Journey on the Forbidden Path: Chronicles of a Diplomatic Mission to the Allegheny Country, March-September, 1760
Long Route to the Invention of the Telescope: (Transactions 98-5)
Learning Greek in Western Europe, 1396-1529: Grammars, Lexica, and Classroom Texts: Transactions Vol. 100, Part 2
Share your knowledge of this product with other customers...
Be the first to write a review
Diane Publishing Co
PO Box 617
Darby, PA 19023-0617
Become an Affiliate
Send Us Feedback
Copyright ï¿½ 2004 Diane Publishing Company. All Rights Reserved.