Boston: David R. Godine, (1977),
First Edition. quarto, cloth in dust jacket. xvi, 250pp. David R. Godine, Item #30063
From the colonial period up until the present day, Blumenthal touches on many of the prominent publishers, printers, and typographers of their time: William Bradford, Benjamin Franklin, "Colonial Women", Isaiah Thomas, De Vinne, Mosher, Stone & Kimball, Copeland & Day, The Elston Press, Walter Gilliss, D. B. Updike, Bruce Rogers, Goudy, Will Bradley, Dwiggins, Edwin and Robert Grabhorn are just a few of those discussed. With numerous illustrations and a bibliography. Top edge of text block foxed, mild fading to spine. Jacket not price clipped.