The Papers of the Bibliographical Society of America Volume 14-16

The Papers of the Bibliographical Society of America Volume 14-16

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1922 edition. Excerpt: ...50.00 150.00 Transferred from interest account to make up original amount 81.48 Balance on hand (Brookline, Mass., Savings Bank at 4$ per cent) $ 600.00 Interest Account Balance on hand January 1, 1920.. $67.74 Interest to January 12, 1920.... 17.60 85.34 Transferred to principal 81.48 Balance on hand (Brookline, Mass., Savings Bank at 4 percent) % 3.86 Incunabula Funb Received from G. W. Cole (Brookline, Mass., Trust Co. Savings Department at 4$ per cent) $ 512.13 Respectfully submitted, Frederick W. Faxon, Treasurer NOTES OF BOOKS AND WORKERS Vicissitudes.--A typical chapter in the history of war-time printing is set forth by Victor H. Paltsits in a study reprinted from the Bulletin of the New York Public Library for September, 1920, with the title John Holt, Printer and Postmaster. Between 1755 and 1784 Holt engaged in the printing business at New Haven, New York, Norfolk in Virginia, Kingston on the Hudson, and Poughkeepsie. The documents printed by Mr. Paltsits supplement the data in Clarence S. Brigham's Check List of American Newspapers, elucidating some of the confusion introduced by the changes in name and imprint on the newspaper conducted by Holt. He had purchased the good-will and title of James Parker's New York Gazette in 1762, but in May, 1766, apparently voluntarily, surrendered the title when Parker reopened a New York establishment. Holt continued to issue his paper with the name of The New York Journal, for a few issues, until he learned that Parker did not intend to start a rival, whereupon the Gazette name and numbering was resumed. In October, however, the Gazette appeared with Parker as publisher, the numbering continuing in unbroken sequence; Holt's paper again assuming the name of The Journal, but likewise...show more

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  • Paperback
  • 189 x 246 x 6mm | 213g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236953193
  • 9781236953193