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A brief survey of printing: history and practice manuscript

 Item — Box: BW 22, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 16409

Scope and Contents NOte

The manuscript is likely a production copy of "A brief survey of printing: history and practice" (1923; 0.03 cubic feet) by Stanley Morison and Holbrook Jackson. Sixteen additional leaves with reproduction printing samples pasted on. Fourteen of these reproductions are not present in the published version of this work, and two leaves contain notes handwritten by Morison. Duplicated pages of typed text on letterhead of "Linotype & Machinery Limited, London."

Dates

  • 1923

Creator

Language of Materials

English, with scant Latin and French.

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research use.

Biographical Note

Stanley Morison (1889-1967) was a renowned English typographer and printing scholar. His achievements include the design of the popular font Times New Roman.

Holbrook Jackson (1874-1948) was an English writer, critic, and bibliophile.

Source: Materials within collection; Encyclopaedia Britannica.

Extent

0.03 Cubic Feet (1 folder)

Creator

Title
A brief survey of printing: history and practice manuscript
Status
Completed
Author
Tanner Greene
Date
4 April 2019
Description rules
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Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
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Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library Repository

Contact:
Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library
P.O. Box 400110
University of Virginia
Charlottesville Virginia 22904-4110 United States