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Guide to the Teaching materials for history of printing and the book, 1480-1990
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Box 1, Folder 2

A front and back board, matching, with leather exterior and embroidered interior.

Box 1, Folder 3

Seal - "Sigillvm Prepositi Societatis"

Physical Description: Imprint on leather in envelope of tooling examples.
Box 1, Folder 4

VHS Video: "The Art of bookbinding" by Gerard Charriere

Physical Description: VHS Video

Access Restrictions:

The Media materials require at least two weeks advance notice to use in order to allow staff time to have use copies made from the original items.
Box 1, Folder 5

4 print blocks, metal on wood, possibly raised type high:

Scope and Content Note

Intaglio plate of leaf flourish design, planographic half-ton? plate of stanford? scene, letterpress plate, all lettering, intaglio plate (etched?) with inserted type bars
Box 1, Folder 6

small box with elements of type in wood and in lead

Box 1, Folder 7

Envelope labeled"Fahey tooling examples"

Scope and Content Note

examples of leather tooling
Box 1, Folder 8

Box with parchment and vellum samples and sections of Fahey's "Parchment and Vellum"

Box 2, Folder 1

Large envelope containg a sample of and brief discussion on vellum

Box 2, Folder 2

Examples of modern fine press printings, pamphlets on presses and ptinters, and type specimens

Box 2, Folder 3

Modern illustrations

Scope and Content Note

perhaps wood block and other
Box 2, Folder 4

Pamphlet on papyrus with example inside

Box 2, Folder 5

Examples of early printing and illustrations

Box 3, Folder 1

Several pages from Liber Cronicarum (Nuremberg Chronicle),

Scope and Content Note

printing and illustration examples
Box 3, Folder 2

Merrymount Press specimen sheet 1893,1933

Box 3, Folder 3

Facsimile of page from Gutenberg 42 line bible in gothic type

Box 3, Folder 4

Early 19th century engraving

Box 3, Folder 5

3 fragments of newspapers and 1 unfolded signature once used as binding material

Box 3, Folder 6


Box 4, Folder 1

Paper Mold

Scope and Content Note

plate on side is inscribed "E.Amies & Son Maidstone"."Ashendene Press" watermark