A general history of printing : from the first invention of it in the city of Mentz, to its propagation and progress thro' most of the kingdoms in Europe: particularly The Introduction and Success of it here in England. With the characters of the most celebrated printers, From the first Inventors of this art to the Years 1520 and 1550. Also An account of their works. And of the confiderable Improvements which they made during that Time. By S. Palmer, Printer

Main Author: Palmer, Samuel
Other Authors: Psalmanazar, George
Format: eBook
Published: London printed for A. Bettesworth, C. Hitch, and C. Davis in Pater-Noster-Row 1733, MDCCXXXIII. [1733]
Online Access:
Collection: Eighteenth Century Collections Online / ECCO - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Item Description:A reissue of the 1732 edition, with a cancel titlepage and without the final 'Explicit liber quartus' leaf. - Completed after Samuel Palmer's death by George Psalmanazar. - English Short Title Catalog, T148510. - Maslen & Lancaster. Bowyer ledgers, 1943. - Reproduction of original from British Library. - The cancel title was printed by William Bowyer; his records show 200 copies printed. - The register and text are continuous despite the pagination. - Titlepage in red and black
Physical Description:Online-Ressource (vii,[5],312,[1],122-144,337-400p) 4°