First Things First
A. J. B.
Photographic Printing –
Creating Atmosphere in the Printing Business by Albert Smallwood
Calligraphy and Typography by Jan Tschichold
Book Design Desiderata by H. Carter and L. Lamb
Holiday for the Eye by Frederick A. Horn-
The Tricolorimeter by Steen Hinrichsen
The Prevention of Book Mildew –
A Case of Odd Sorts by Caxton Morris
The Printer’s Bookshelf
Topical Notes and Comments


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Printing Journal, No 51, Autumn 1949
Printing Review, No 51, Autumn 1949
Printing Review was the Magazine of the British Printing Industry. The magazine published 79 issues between 1931 and 1959.
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