The purpose of these volumes is to describe the processes and explain the techniques of the various branches of printing, in such a manner as to be helpful both to students and to printers of experience, and also to form an authoritative library of reference on the Art at Practice of Printing.
Volume 1: Typesetting, Bookwork, Imposition, Display
Volume 2: Letterpress Printing, Make-Ready, Colour Printing
Volume 3: Lithography, Photo-Lithography, Offset, Bronzng and Allied Processes
Volume 4: Photo-Engraving, Electrotyping, Stereotyping, Photogravure
Volume 5: Letterpress Bookbinding, Edition Case Binding, Machine Ruling
Volume 6: Printing Office Management, Paper Accountancy, Salesmanship
All volumes green cloth covered boards with gilt text to front and spine. Various scuffs, splashes and marks to boards. Fading/water damage to front leading edges of boards. Spines faded. Shelf damage to tops and bottoms of spines. Foxing and discolouration to endpapers and first and last few leaves. Ex-libris sticker on front pastedown of Volume VI. One loose leaf in Volume II. Neatly pencilled name on flyleaves. Text block edges red speckled.