The Kynoch Press : The Anatomy of a Printing House, 1876-1981.

Archer, C. ; Kynoch Press.

Verlag: British Library, London, first edition, 2000, 2000
ISBN 10: 0712347046 / ISBN 13: 9780712347044
Gebraucht / Anzahl: 0
Bei weiteren Verkäufern erhältlich
Alle  Exemplare dieses Buches anzeigen

Über dieses Buch

Leider ist dieses Exemplar nicht mehr verfügbar. Wir haben Ihnen weitere Exemplare dieses Titels unten aufgelistet.

Beschreibung:

Cloth, 8vo, 25 cm, xi, 222 pp, ills. From the blurb: "This is the biography of a major British printer, one that should be much better known to historians of printing and in particular all those who are interested in how printing types come to be adopted, utilised and promoted by a press. The Kynoch Press, which flourished for over a century; was the in-house printer to the huge ICI group, but it also produced quality printing for a range of other customers, work which earned it a reputation as one of the foremost British printing houses of the period. The strength of the Press lay in its composing-room, which pioneered the introduction of nineteenth-century English revival types into Britain during the 1930s, an approach then successfully adopted by the Curwen Press and others. In addition, its unique collection of artists' and European types attracted British industrial clients with an interest in design. After 1945, the typographic reputation of the Press was maintained as it developed a progressive and contemporary type list. The change to photocomposition was embraced and in its latter years the Press was innovative in embracing new opportunities, in particular with a complete foreign-language service offered to export businesses. However, the economic recession of the early 1980s combined with other factors forced ICI to question the viability of an in-house printer, and after an abortive sale the Press was closed in 1981." Includes very detailed listings of the types held by the press at every period. As New in dustwrapper. Buchnummer des Verkäufers

Bibliografische Details

Titel: The Kynoch Press : The Anatomy of a Printing...
Verlag: British Library, London, first edition, 2000
Erscheinungsdatum: 2000

Beste Suchergebnisse beim ZVAB

1.

Archer, C. ; Kynoch Press.
Verlag: British Library, London, first edition, 2000 (2000)
ISBN 10: 0712347046 ISBN 13: 9780712347044
Gebraucht Hardcover Erstausgabe Anzahl: 1
Anbieter
Wykeham Books
(LONDON, Vereinigtes Königreich)
Bewertung
[?]

Buchbeschreibung British Library, London, first edition, 2000, 2000. Cloth, 8vo, 25 cm, xi, 222 pp, ills. From the blurb: "This is the biography of a major British printer, one that should be much better known to historians of printing and in particular all those who are interested in how printing types come to be adopted, utilised and promoted by a press. The Kynoch Press, which flourished for over a century; was the in-house printer to the huge ICI group, but it also produced quality printing for a range of other customers, work which earned it a reputation as one of the foremost British printing houses of the period. The strength of the Press lay in its composing-room, which pioneered the introduction of nineteenth-century English revival types into Britain during the 1930s, an approach then successfully adopted by the Curwen Press and others. In addition, its unique collection of artists' and European types attracted British industrial clients with an interest in design. After 1945, the typographic reputation of the Press was maintained as it developed a progressive and contemporary type list. The change to photocomposition was embraced and in its latter years the Press was innovative in embracing new opportunities, in particular with a complete foreign-language service offered to export businesses. However, the economic recession of the early 1980s combined with other factors forced ICI to question the viability of an in-house printer, and after an abortive sale the Press was closed in 1981." Includes very detailed listings of the types held by the press at every period. As new in dustwrapper. Artikel-Nr. ABE-34016

Weitere Informationen zu diesem Verkäufer | Frage an den Anbieter

Gebraucht kaufen
EUR 11,90
Währung umrechnen

In den Warenkorb

Versand: EUR 13,28
Von Vereinigtes Königreich nach USA
Versandziele, Kosten & Dauer