"Designed and typeset by Patrick Reagh in Sebastopol, California. The typeface is Monotype Garamond and the paper is Mohawk Superfine. 275 copies have been printed by photo-offset."--T.p. verso.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 112-121) and index.
Processing Action (note)
committed to retain
Part I. A history of the business. A brief history of Whitton, Towne & Company and Towne & Bacon ; James Towne as printer and publisher -- Part II. The economics of printing and publishing. Paper ; Type and electrotyping ; Printing presses and other materials ; Labor and the employees of James Towne -- Conclusions -- Notes -- Appendix A: Periodicals and newspapers produced at the Excelsior Printing Office -- Appendix B: Checklist of Towne imprints, 1853-1868.