May 12, 2021 - Sale 2567

Sale 2567 - Lot 23

Price Realized: $ 531
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 200 - $ 300
[MACKELLAR, SMITHS AND JORDAN FOUNDRY] 1796 - 1896, One Hundred Years: MacKellar, Smiths and Jordan Foundry.
Philadelphia, 1896.
Slim folio, approx 11 3/4 x 15 inches, 95pp, a history of the firm, maroon printed half-tone illustrations within text, on coated stock, title-page polychromatic, bound in publisher's cream cloth, pictorially stamped in brown and gilt, decorative endpapers; somewhat shaken, spine ends chipped with loss, uneven toning, soiling and general wear to covers, chips to edges of endpapers, pages clean, a good copy. With detailed and illustrated descriptions of the typefounding process.