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: Bas-Relief From the Entablature, Jerusalem Chamber, Westminster Abbey]

Bas-Relief From the Entablature, Jerusalem Chamber, Westminster Abbey

A printing office, with an engraver (I think) at left, a proof-reader, a typesetter (at the back) next to the person operating the press itself, and, at right, a boy wearing tights and I think barefoot, probably a [...] [more...] [$]

[picture: Anatomically correct cherubs carrying books]

Cherubs carrying books

Anatomically correct cherubs carrying books through the undergrowth. [$]

[picture: A naughty cherub makes handprints]

Cherubs with Handprints

A naughty cherub makes handprints on everything, including his naked companion [$]

[picture: Irregular vintage border from 1712]

Irregular vintage border from 1712

This border of straight lines in red and back is taken from James Watson’s title page from three hundred years ago; I have kept the horizontal line so that you can erase it or duplicate it and move it as desired, and I coloured one of the two nested [...] [more...] [$]

[picture: Front Cover, Pentateuch of Printing]

Front Cover, Pentateuch of Printing

The outside of the book. [$]


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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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