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The Printing Art

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2611M
Lot:
1048
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Auction:
Discovery - 2611M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
September 13, 2012 10:00AM

Description:

The Printing Art. Volume I, Numbers 1 and 2. Cambridge, Massachusetts, March and April 1903.
Edited by Henry Lewis Johnson, both copies in original wrappers, the March issue with marginal waterstains on the cover, a showcase for the printer's art at the turn of the 20th century, with multicolor printing by various graphic processes and other printing samples throughout, many illustrations and advertisements printed on different paper stocks and tipped in, one cover attributed to William Bradley, with other illustrations by Maxfield Parrish, Edward Edwards, and others from New England area fine presses, engravers, printing press, ink, and paper manufacturers, and other related suppliers to the craft.
Estimate $200-300

Keywords

Massachusetts, Cambridge, multi-color printing, printing press, printing samples, Edward Edwards, Henry Lewis Johnson, New England, Communication design, Engraving, Graphic design, Illustration, Maxfield Parrish, Printing, Printmaking

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