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Guide to The Printed Book: The Materials and Features of a Printed Book 1909

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Descriptive Summary

Title:

The Printed Book: The Materials and Features of a Printed Book

Dates:

1909

Manuscript Number:

Crerar Ms 288

Size:

1 volume

Repository:

Special Collections Research Center
University of Chicago Library
1100 East 57th Street
Chicago, Illinois 60637 U.S.A.

Abstract:

This work illustrates the art of bookmaking. Each page contains samples from bookmaking, including book plates, printing inks, types, etchings, etc. The exhibition was created by John Cotton Dana in Newark, New Jersey, June 1909.

Information on Use

Access

The collection is open for research.

Citation

When quoting material from this collection, the preferred citation is: Dana, John Cotton, The Printed Book: The Materials and Features of a Printed Book, Crerar Ms 288, Special Collections Research Center, University of Chicago Library

Scope Note

This is an exhibit that illustrates the art of bookmaking. Each page contains a samples from old and modern bookmaking including book plates, painting inks, type pages, etchings, various types of engravings, book covers, title pages, engravings, and cover papers. This exhibit was created by Librarian, John Cotton Dana, Newark, New Jersey, June 1909.

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Subject Headings

INVENTORY

Volume 1

Crerar Ms 288