Book Condition: Fine
Edition: First Edition; First Printing
Size: 8vo; xvi, 143,  pages
Publisher: Stockport, Cheshire, England: Dorothy Tomlinson, c1995.
A beautiful unread first edition in Fine condition, one of 1,500 copies printed on 190 gsm Parilux TSF and bound in Winterbottom's X Quality, shade 227x in T design.
Tomlinson's famed study of early use and the rise of manufacture, Winterbottom's dominance of the trade in Britain and America, production methods and costs, and the identification of qualities and designs.