The Swifts: Printers in the Age of Typesetting Races

The Swifts: Printers in the Age of Typesetting Races

by Walker Rumble


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780813921617
Publisher: University of Virginia Press
Publication date: 04/29/2003
Pages: 233
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Walker Rumble is the editor and publisher of Oat City Press in East Providence, Rhode Island. The author of numerous articles on the history of printing, Rumble holds a doctorate in American history and has worked as a compositor and type manager.

What People are Saying About This

"In a lively and colorful manner, Walker Rumble captures the excitement and suspense of typesetting races and the men and women who participated in them. In doing so, he recovers a little-known and fascinating corner of American life." -- Michael WinshipUniversity of TexasAustin, author of American Literary Publishing in the Mid-Nineteenth Century

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