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ELECTROTYPE CUTS.. Specimens of Electrotype Cuts, Initials, Corners, Ornaments, Tints, Etc., Manufactured by James Conner's Sons, United States Type Foundry, New York City. Type, brass rule, cabinets, cases, printers' materials of every description.1888

New York: James Conner's Sons, Folio (330 x 245 mm), [200]pp., LACKING ONE LEAF (page 41-42), two leaves loose with slight chipping to blank margins, others fine, illustrated with thousands of electrotype cuts, orig. cloth, lettered in gilt on upper cover, spine with several short tears, otherwise a very good copy. "We take a very pardonable pride in presenting this New Specimen Book of Electrotype to the printers of American, as, up to the present time, it is the most complete and elaborate work of this description ever published. In its pages will be found many beautiful designs for the artistic workman, as well as an unequalled display of business and trade cards."—Introduction. Annenberg, pp. 116-119 gives a long history of this New York Type Foundry but doesn't mention this specimen catalogue.

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