The Printers’ Handbook of Trade Recipes, Hints, & Suggestions relating to Letterpress and Lithographic Printing, Bookbinding, Stationery, Engraving, etc
Charles Thomas Jacobi (comp)
The Chiswick Press, London, 1891.
Hardback; 130 x 190 mm; dark red boards with gold titles on spine; xiv & 360 pages plus 3 unpaginated leaves of advertisements. No dust jacket.
The book is in good condition. The binding is sound. Some bumping and wear to the covers, and the titles on the spine are faded. Page end tanning and foxing. Some tanning, foxing, and marks internally. Minor annotations in pencil and ink on the front endpapers. Small dog ears here and there.
The contents cover the Composing Room; Machine and Press Work; Rollers; Inks, Varnishes, etc; Warehouse Work and Stationery; Mucilages; Stereotyping and Electrotyping; Lithography; Engraving and Process Work; Bookbinding; Miscellaneous; and an appendix of Commercial Information.