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Printing as an Art

A History of the Society of Printers, Boston, 1905–1955

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$65.00 • €48.00

ISBN 9780674598867

Publication Date: 01/01/1955

141 pages

93 halftones


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In a beautiful book designed by Bruce Rogers, and with 100 illustrations and reproductions of fine printing, Printing as an Art tells the story of the development of the art movement in printing—traced from early colonial printers’ organizations to the founding of the Society on February 14, 1905. It then deals in detail with the history of the society which is the oldest one in America.

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