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2 edition of To the letter-press printers of Scotland found in the catalog.

To the letter-press printers of Scotland

National Typographical Association of Scotland. Northern District Board.

To the letter-press printers of Scotland

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Published by [the Association] in Edinburgh .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Printing -- Scotland -- Societies, etc.

  • Edition Notes

    Bound with: The compositors" chronicle (1840-1843) -- Fifth annual report of the General Typographical Association of Scotland (1841) -- Rules and regulations of the General Typographical Association of Scotland (1841) -- Appeal to the master printers, publishers, booksellers, etc. of Glasgow (1842) -- Rules for the government of the National Typographical Association (1844) -- Rules for regulating the funds of the Glasgow Typographical Society -- Articles of the Glasgow Typographical Society (1843) -- Rules for the government of the National Typographical Association (1844).

    StatementJohn Grant, secretary of the Northern District Board of the National Typographucal Association of Scotland.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 p. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14779620M


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