Moxon's Mechanick exercises, or, The doctrine of handyworks applied to the art of printing : a literal reprint in two volumes of the first edition published in the year 1683 / with preface and notes by Theo. L. De Vinne.
|Main Author:||Moxon, Joseph, 1627-1691.|
|Other Authors:||De Vinne, Theodore Low, 1828-1914.|
New York : Typothetæ of the City of New York, 1896.
"A line-for-line and page-for-page reprint of the original text", with facsimiles of the original title-pages. The phrase "The second volume" is suppressed in the facsimile title-pages following the editorial preface (p. [xxxi]) and in the running title and captions.
Originally issued in 24 numbers, forming the second volume of the Mechanick exercises; the first volume in 14 numbers, 1677-80, treats of the "art of smithing, joinery, carpentry, and turning."
Limited edition of 450 copies.
2 v. :
ill., ports. ;
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