Specimen of printing types from the Boston Type and Stereotype Foundry. John G. Rogers, agent.
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Published by The Foundry] in [Boston .
Written in English



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  • Boston Type and Stereotype Foundry, Boston.,
  • Type and type-founding -- United States -- Specimens.

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Edition Notes

ContributionsRogers, John Gorham.
LC ClassificationsZ250 .B737 1828
The Physical Object
Pagination[165] leaves ;
Number of Pages165
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4274907M
LC Control Number78300344

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