The Biography of Ottmar Mergenthaler, Inventor of the Linotype (Oak Knoll Series on the History of the Book) Carl Schlesinger

ISBN: 9780938768128

Published: June 1st 1989

Hardcover

144 pages


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The Biography of Ottmar Mergenthaler, Inventor of the Linotype (Oak Knoll Series on the History of the Book)  by  Carl Schlesinger

The Biography of Ottmar Mergenthaler, Inventor of the Linotype (Oak Knoll Series on the History of the Book) by Carl Schlesinger
June 1st 1989 | Hardcover | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, AUDIO, mp3, RTF | 144 pages | ISBN: 9780938768128 | 5.40 Mb

For the first time, Mergenthalers autobiography is reprinted exactly as he dictated over a hundred years ago. To this has been added an 1889 article describing the first Linotype installation and the severe conditions under which the operatorsMoreFor the first time, Mergenthalers autobiography is reprinted exactly as he dictated over a hundred years ago. To this has been added an 1889 article describing the first Linotype installation and the severe conditions under which the operators worked. Well-illustrated through-out, this book is a fitting tribute to the inventor who changed the face of the newspaper and publishing industries.

A full size copy of the first newspaper page to carry these Linotype lines is included.



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