The general history of printing : from its first invention in the city of Mentz, to its first progress and propagation thro' the most celebrated cities in Europe. Particularly, Its Introduction, Rise and Progress here in England. The Character of the most celebrated Printers, from the first Inventors of the Art to the Years 1520 and 1550; with an Account of their Works, and of the most considerable Improvements which they made to it during that Interval. By S. Palmer, printer

Main Author: Palmer, Samuel
Other Authors: Psalmanazar, George
Format: eBook
Published: London printed by the author, and sold by his widow at his late Printing-House in Bartholomew-Close: also by J. Roberts in Warwick-Lane, and by most booksellers in town and country 1732, MDCCXXXII. [1732]
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Collection: Eighteenth Century Collections Online / ECCO - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Item Description:A prospectus, 'The general history of printing', was issued in 1729. - Completed after Samuel Palmer's death by George Psalmanazar. - English Short Title Catalog, T148702. - Published in parts between 1729 and 1732. - Reproduction of original from British Library. - The register and text are continuous despite the pagination. - With a final leaf entitled 'Explicit liber quartus Dialogorum Gregorii.'
Physical Description:Online-Ressource (vii,[5],312,[1],122-144,337-400,[2]p) 4°