100 GPO Years, 1861-1961

100 GPO Years, 1861-1961 : A History of United States Public Printing

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As part of the celebration of the U.S. Government Printing Office's 150th anniversary on March 4, 2011, GPO has published a facsimile edition of 100 GPO Years, originally issued in 1961 on its 100th anniversary."100 GPO Years" takes a chronological approach to GPO history, beginning with a history of public printing in the United States prior to 1860 and describing events year by year from 1861 to 1961. A section of rare photographs illustrates the progress of "the big shop" from handset type to computer typesetting. This reprint edition includes an index, a new foreword, and a new colophon about the type fonts and changing printing technology.
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  • Paperback | 168 pages
  • 144.78 x 228.6 x 17.78mm | 566.99g
  • United States
  • English
  • The 1961.
  • black & white illustrations
  • 016085881X
  • 9780160858819

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