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LUC DEVROYE


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Ambroise Firmin Didot

Member of the famous French printers family, 1790-1876. Author of Essai sur la Typographie. Paris, typographie de Firmin Didot frère (1851). Bigmore & Wyman mention that This work, an excerpt from the "Encylopédie Moderne," contains the result of the author's lengthened experience, and of his vast theoretical and practical knowledge of the subject. The early history of printing is treated with great clearness and a thorough acquaintance with the best authorities.

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