Design with type by Carl Dair

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Published by Pellegrini & Cudahy in New York .

Written in English

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  • Type and type-founding.,
  • Printing.

Edition Notes

Spiral binding.

Book details

Statementby Carl Dair.
The Physical Object
Pagination128 p. :
Number of Pages128
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14797915M

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