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Modern letterpress printing

Modern letterpress printing

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Published by Skilton in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementedited by R.S. Hutchings & Charles Skilton. Vol.3, Materials & methods in the machine room.
ContributionsHutchings, R. S. 1915-, Skilton, Charles.
The Physical Object
Pagination256p. :
Number of Pages256
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17499081M

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