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Title:
The history of the art of printing : containing an account of its invention and progress in Europe: with the names of the famous printers, the places of their birth, and the works printed by them, and a preface by the publisher to the printers in Scotland.
Author:
Watson, James, -1722.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
London : Gregg Press, 1965.
Physical Description:
24 pages, xlviii, 64 pages : illustrations (part folded) ; 19 cm.
General Note:
Description based on t.p. facsimile. Reprint added t.p.: James Watson : the history of the art of printing 1713.

Reprint of the 1713 ed., Edinburgh, printed by J. Watson, sold at his shop.
Language:
English
Contents:
The publisher's preface to the printers in Scotland [signed James Watson]--Specimen of types in the printing-house of James Watson.--The history of the invention and progress of the mysterious art of printing, &c. [a translation of J. de La Caille's Histoire de l'imprimerie et de la librairie, livre 1, by J. Spotiswood]--A contemplation upon the mystery of man's regeneration, in allusion to the mystery of printing [a poem]
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Book

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