Pentateuch of Printing with a Chapter on Judges (page 1/3)

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[picture: Front Cover, Pentateuch of Printing]

Pictures from The Pentateuch of Printing with a Chapter on Judges by William Blades (1824 – 1890), Typographer, Chicago, 1891; I have added the captions.

Title: Pentateuch of Printing with a Chapter on Judges

Author: Blades, William

Published by: A.C.M. McCLVRG & Co.

City: Chicago

Date: 1891

Total items: 21

Out of copyright (called public domain in the USA), hence royalty-free for all purposes usage credit requested, or as marked.

Some sample images

[picture: Floriated fruitbowl ornament]

Floriated fruitbowl ornament

This woodcut design was used as a decorative ornament on the title page of the Life of William Caxton edited by John Lewis. [more...] [$]

[picture: Reproduction of title page from Watson's History of Printing]

Reproduction of title page from Watson’s History of Printing

This reproduction of the title page of The History of the Art of Printing printed by James Watson in 1713 is included in the last chapter (Judges) of the “Pentateuch of Printing.” [more...] [$]

[picture: Old Iron Composing Stick]

Old Iron Composing Stick

Not mentioned in the text, but see the fifteenth century composing stick for details. [more...] [$]

[picture: Scriptorium Monk at Work]

Scriptorium Monk at Work

Scriptorium Monk at Work (from Lacroix.) [more...] [$]

[picture: Title page from Lewis' Life of William Caxton]

Title page from Lewis’ Life of William Caxton

The Life of Mayster Wyllyam Caxton, of the Weald of Kent; the First Printer in England. [more...] [$]


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Pictures from The Pentateuch of Printing with a Chapter on Judges by William Blades (1824 – 1890), Typographer, Chicago, 1891; I have added the captions.


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