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A Specimen of Printing Types

(London, 1764)

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A Specimen of Printing Types by W. Caslon and Son, Letterfounder, London: Printed by John Towers, 1764.

Creator

W. Caslon and Son

Description

A Specimen of Printing Types, by W. Caslon & Son, Letter Founders, (London: Printed by John Towers, 1764).

This rare specimen was the first type specimen book produced in England and is a perfect companion to the Cary Collection’s copy of Caslon’s 1730 broadside Specimen by William Caslon, Letter-Founder, in Chiswell Street, London.

Measurements

21 cm