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The History of Purnell & Sons Ltd. and the British Printing Corporation

£17.99

Product description

This is the history of how a small Somerset printing firm established in the 1840's became one the largest printing firms in Europe when they established The British Printing Corporation in 1964. The book is in excellent condition but does have a museum sticker on the front cover.

Item details

Added value:
First Edition
Author(s):
Goodman, Terry
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
2004
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0954724100
ISBN-13:
9780954724108
Number of pages:
298
Publisher:
Terry Goodman

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About this item

This is the history of how a small Somerset printing firm established in the 1840's became one the largest printing firms in Europe when they established The British Printing Corporation in 1964. The book is in excellent condition but does have a museum sticker on the front cover.

Added value:
First Edition
Author(s):
Goodman, Terry
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
2004
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0954724100
ISBN-13:
9780954724108
Number of pages:
298
Publisher:
Terry Goodman

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