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typographer"s view of the photo-engraving industry

McMurtrie, Douglas C.

typographer"s view of the photo-engraving industry

with some constructive suggestions for more effective cooperation with letterpress printers

by McMurtrie, Douglas C.

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Published by Priv. Print. in Chicago .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Photoengraving.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Douglas C. McMurtrie.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTR970 .M3
    The Physical Object
    Pagination9 p.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6461455M
    LC Control Number43046233
    OCLC/WorldCa3554857


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