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Author Dibdin, Thomas Frognall, 1776-1847.
Title Italian Old Style : a new type designed by Frederic W. Goudy and produced by the Lanston Monotype Machine company of Philadelphia.
Publication Info. [Mount Vernon, N.Y. : Printed by Rudge], 1924.
Location Call No. Status
 Closed Stack Oversize  655.2 I CS OVERSIZE    ASK AT CIRCULATION DESK
Edition 2nd ed.
Description 12, [4] p. ; 31 cm.
Note "Printer's note" signed: Bruce Rogers.
"The conversation from Dibdin's Bibliographical Decameron which I have here reprinted ... supplies just the right material for displaying Mr. Goudy's Italian Old Style"--Printer's note.
Published later under title : Venetian printers, the bibliographical Decameron of Thomas Frognall Dibdin.
"The Lanston Monotype Machine Company has had a second edition of eleven thousand copies (more or less) of this pamphlet printed by Rudge, Mount Vernon, New York with the Italian Old Style type & ornaments arranged by Bruce Rogers ..."--Colophon.
Translations of Latin portions of the text by R.T. Nichol.
Binding: black paper over boards; title and ornaments on front cover stamped in gold.
Local Note Library copy is a gift of Mrs. Wendell Davis. Acquisition date stamp on p. [3]: March 27, 1947. Progonal binding; detached boards.
Subject Goudy, Frederic W. (Frederic William), 1865-1947.
Type and type-founding -- United States -- Specimens.
Printing -- Specimens.
Printers -- Italy -- Venice.
Printing -- Italy -- Venice -- History.
Printing -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- Specimens.
Printers' marks -- Specimens.
Printers' ornaments -- Specimens.
Genre or Form Contemporary bindings (Binding) -- New York (State) -- 1924.
Added Author Rogers, Bruce, 1870-1957.
Nichol, R. T.
Rudge, William Edwin, 1876-1931, printer.
Lanston Monotype Machine Company.
Davis, Wendell, Mrs., donor.
Added Title Bibliographical decameron. Day 4. Selections
Cover Title Italian Old Style, a type designed by Frederic W. Goudy
Caption Title Early printers in the city of Venice, from Dibdin's Bibliographical Decameron, the fourth day
Running Title Early printers in Venice
Added Title Venetian printers, the Bibliographical Decameron of Thomas Frognall Dibdin.