by Savage, William.
London: Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans, 1841. First edition. . 5 1/2 x 8 1/2. viii, 815 pages + 32-page Longman's catalogue dated 1846. Original dark green cloth, rebacked with the spine laid down, plain endpapers. Upper corner of title page torn off. Very good. An extremely rich and useful dictionary filled with technical, obscure, & sometimes archaic printers' terms; the alphabets of numerous languages along with their lay of the case; paper names, sizes, & quantities; tables of prices. JPHS No. 4, E21 "Arranged alphabetically, this is the most extensive new comprehensive manual in English since Moxon (1681); uses earlier works critically and historically and adds much new material." (Inventory #: 6509)