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Typographical Antiquities

Being an Historical Account of Printing in England; With Some Memoirs of Our Antient Printers, and a Register of the Books Printed by Them, from the Year MCCCCLXXI to the Year MDC (Classic Reprint)



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Typographical Antiquities by Joseph Ames
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Excerpt from Typographical Antiquities: Being an Historical Account of Printing in England; With Some Memoirs of Our Antient Printers, and a Register of the Books Printed by Them, From the Year MCCCCLXXI to the Year MDC Books being thus. Useful and curious, 'the learned thought it worthy the chief labour of their lives, either'to compile, or collect. Tihose' valuable 'traets, and imagined themselves distinguished from mankind more'ior less, as they excelled in thebulk or goodness 'oi their libratks: Of 'which I. Cannotrprod-uee a'greater instance, than what Dr. Coniers Middletonsays in'.the'life 'of Cicero p. 1-36, and, Nor.was-he ({peakin'g of Cicero) lefs eager in making a colleetion of Greek books, and forming a library, by the-same ops pmguniqaof Atticusi-s help: ethis-was Atticus's'own passion, who. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works."
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September 23rd, 2016
black & white illustrations
Country of Publication
United States
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