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The general history of printing, from its first invention in the city of Mentz, to its first progress and propagation thro' the most celebrated cities in Europe : particularly, its introduction, rise and progress here in England : the character of the most celebrated printers, from the first inventors of the art to the years 1520 and 1550 : with an account of their works, and of the most considerable improvements which they made to it during that interval / by S. Palmer, printer
Bib ID 2560043
Format BookBook
Author
Palmer, Samuel, -1732
 
Description London : Printed by the author, and sold by his widow ... also by J. Roberts ... and by most booksellers ... , 1732 
vii, [5], 312, [1], 122-144, 337-400 p. ; 25 cm. (4to) 
Notes

"Palmer died in 1732, when the work was all but completed. It received its finishing touches from George Psalmanazar, who was generally credited with a much larger share in the production of the entire volume than its nominal author."--Bigmore & Wyman, v. II, p. 110.

Reissued in 1733 with a slightly altered title.

Signatures: Ap2s ap4s B-2Qp4s 2Q*p4s 2R-3Dp4s.

Subjects Printing -- History -- Early works to 1800.
Other authors/contributors Psalmanazar, George, 1679?-1763

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