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OTTO MERGENTHALER. The Man and his Machine. A Biographical appreciation of the Inventor and his Centennial

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Book and dustjacket in fine condition. xv, 244pp including Appendices: Selected Chronology - Glossary - Biographical Notes, Bibliography and Index. With 52 b/w illustrations. Otto Mergenthaler invented the Linotype. His machine was the most significant technical advance in printing since Guttenberg. His machine revolutionised newspaper and book production at the end of the 19th century and dominated printing for nearly one hundred years.

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Author(s):
KAHAN, Basil
Condition:
Fine
Dimensions:
25x17cms
Edition:
First edition
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
158456007X
Number of pages:
244
Publisher:
Oak Knoll Press, Delawere, USA, 2000
Title:
OTTO MERGENTHALER. The Man and his Machine. A Biographical appreciation of the Inventor and his Centennial

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Book and dustjacket in fine condition. xv, 244pp including Appendices: Selected Chronology - Glossary - Biographical Notes, Bibliography and Index. With 52 b/w illustrations. Otto Mergenthaler invented the Linotype. His machine was the most significant technical advance in printing since Guttenberg. His machine revolutionised newspaper and book production at the end of the 19th century and dominated printing for nearly one hundred years.

Author(s):
KAHAN, Basil
Condition:
Fine
Dimensions:
25x17cms
Edition:
First edition
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
158456007X
Number of pages:
244
Publisher:
Oak Knoll Press, Delawere, USA, 2000
Title:
OTTO MERGENTHALER. The Man and his Machine. A Biographical appreciation of the Inventor and his Centennial

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