CARY GRAPHIC ARTS COLLECTION
The origin and progress of the art of writing : a connected narrative of the development of the art in its primeval phases in Egypt, China, and Mexico ... and its subsequent progress to the present day
Humphreys, Henry Noel, 1810-1879
Writing - History
Chromolithography - Specimens
Bookbinding - Specimens - Papier mâché
Col. lithographs by H.N. Humphreys and published by Day & Son, Lith. to the Queen; plates of facsims. printed by P. Jerrard III, Fleet St. Original black papier mâché binding with leather spine and hinges; boards pierced to expose red paper backing.
Day and Son, Gate Street, Lincoln's Inn, Taylor and Greening, Graystoke Lane, Fetter Place
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Day & Son
Leighton Son & Hodge
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SPECIMEN Papier mâché 9
Bernard C. Middleton Collection of Books on the History and Practice of Bookbinding
England - London
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Printer statement from t.p verso. "List of plates" and errata: p.. Plates V and XVIII are unnumbered. Plate XIV numbered "14"; plate XIVa numbered "XIV."
illustrated by a number of specimens of the writing of all ages and a series of facsimiles from autograph letters from the fifteenth to the nineteenth century
History of writing