A Pair on Printing. Atkyn's The Original and Growth of Printing. William Caslon and the first English type speciimen book
North Hills, PA: Bird & Bull Press, 1982. Hardcover. One of 500 copies. A facsimile of the the important 1664 history of printing by Richard Atkyns and the Caslon specimen book published in 1764. The introductory text by Carey Bliss was composed in Van Dijck types and printed on Frankfurt paper. The facsimiles were printed on Mohawk Text and the binding was done by Gray Parrot. Bound in beige cloth with title label on spine. Housed in a blue paper covered slipcaseshowing slight wear. In fine condition. Quarto. 137 pages. PRI/112222. Fine.
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