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John Fell, Stanley Morison and letterpress printing.

Peter C. Jones

John Fell, Stanley Morison and letterpress printing.

by Peter C. Jones

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Published by LCP in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesBA thesis MPD Complementary Studies 1982
ContributionsLondon College of Printing.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19495227M

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