Suggestions in design with letterpress by J. K. Colling. by Leighton, John.

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In it, examples of Leighton's monogram are on every plate. This work was updated and reissued by Blackie in l, with an introducton letterpress text by J.

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He was a pioneer of early Chromolithographic printing and his graphic work has been compared with that of William Morris and John RuskinChromolithographic printing and his graphic work has been compared with that of William. inwith an introductory letterpress text by J.

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