Artistic Tint Blocks

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    First Edition.

    28cm x 22cm. [24] pages, colour illustrations. Illustrated wrappers.

    Early 20th century [circa 1900-1905] catalogue of tint blocks for use by printers as letterheads, devices, and other decorative headings from Sydney printing company F. T. Wimble & Co. Wimble’s artistic tint blocks were marketed as a cheaper alternative to lithography with comparable quality to the untrained eye. Rare, unrecorded in Trove or OCLC.

    String tie at spine crown corner. Minor soiling and creasing to wrappers. Minor to moderate insect damage to first and last pages, minor to edges. Small chip to fore-edge of second page. A couple of minor soil marks. Good Condition.


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