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Books for the millions: a history of the men whose methods and machines packaged the printed word [by] Frank E. Comparato.

Harrisburg, Pa., Stackpole Company [1971] .
ISBN 9780811702638, 0811702634

Location Call Number Status Consortium Loan
George Washington
Gelman Special Collections
Z269 .C65 Available
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Z269 .C6 Off-site
Founders Library stacks
Z269 C65 Available Request
Subjects Boekbinden.
Bookbinding machinery -- History.
Bookbinding machinery.
Description ix, 374 pages illustrations 25 cm
Copyright Date [1971]
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 355-364).
Bound in green cloth over boards; spine stamped in gold; green endpapers. DGW LOCAL
Contents Introduction: the books of old -- The European tradition in bookmaking -- France: la reliure belle -- England: the book beautiful -- Germany: die schone Borse -- The industrialization of the American bindery -- Publishing heritage and the wire stitcher -- Bindery mechanization and the book sewer -- Periodical publication and adhesive binding -- Modern books and publishing -- America: the automated line -- Books for the millions.
Genre History.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)210856
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WorldCat Identities Comparato, Frank E.
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