Book #57568

No Art Without Craft. the Life of Theodore Low De Vinne, Printer - 1st Edition/1st Printing

Irene Tichenor

Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Fine
Edition: First Edition; First Printing
Publisher: Boston: David R. Godine, Publisher, 2005.
ISBN: 1567922864

Price: $50.00

A Fine first Printing of the First Edition that is housed in a Fine dust-jacket.

No Art Without Craft. The Life of Theodore Low De Vinne, Printer by Irene Tichenor tells the story of one of America's most successful printers in the early 19th century. Theodore Low De Vinne was born in 1786 in Vermont and learned the art of printing from his father. He started his own printing shop in New York City in 1816 and became one of the most successful printers in America. De Vinne's prints were used by both the government and the public and he is remembered for his illustrations of books and pamphlets. Irene Tichenor provides a fascinating look at the life of this extraordinary printer and his important contributions to the art of printing.; 8vo; 329 pages.