1 edition of Fifty years of great printing by Graham Mackintosh. found in the catalog.
Cover title.At head of title: San Francisco Public Library presents during August.Contains Ad interviewum with Mackintosh, signed by R. de Bretfield Hawley and a checklist of 66 books
|Statement||Printed at Dicks Quik Print Press|
|Publishers||Printed at Dicks Quik Print Press|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xvi, 52 p. :|
|Number of Pages||70|
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