Isador Mendle Collection on the History of Printing
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Series I. James Moran Papers. [series]:   
Scope: Consists of material toward Moran's publications on the history of printing,including his biography of Stanley Morison; also reviews, offprints, and clippings.Moran (1917-1978) was a British historian of printing.


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Printing Presses: Historyand Development From the Fifteenth Century to Modern Times [history]by James Moran, Faber and Faber Limited, London, 1972.   
Scope: Consists of Ts setting copy and several proofs toward the book.


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Ts setting copy, marked for the printer. (1 item, 298 pp.)
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Galley proof, corrected. (1 item, 80 galleys)
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Uncorrected page proof. (1 item, 250 pp.)
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Proofs of plates. (1 item, 49 pp.)
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2. The Double Crown Club. Materialtoward The Double Crown Club: A History of Fifty Years, by James Moran.   
Scope: The Double Crown Club was a dining club formed in London in 1924 by OliverSimon and Hubert Foss (printers); it was made up of typographers and othersrelated to the printing trade. Consists of correspondence, a Ts draft, galleys,specimen pages, proofs, and lists.


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[1974] Correspondence from R.A. Ashley, theWesterham Press Limited, Kent, to James Moran, from Feb to May 1974, concerningthe book's production. (3 items, 3pp.)
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[1974] Ts setting copy, marked on by the printer. (1 item, 109 pp.)
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[1974] Galley proof. (1 item, 31 galleys)
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[1974] Paste-up of specimen pages. (1 item, 5pp.)
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[1974] Page proof, corrected. (1 item, 54 pp.)
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[1974] Autograph list of individuals and institutionsto receive copies of the book. (1 item, 4pp.)
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3. Stanley Morison: His Typographical Achievement, Lund Humphries Publishers, 1971. Material towards Moran's biography of Stanley Morison   
Scope: Morison (1889-1967), a British typographer and scholar, served as typographicadviser to Cambridge University Press in 1925 and to The Times in 1930. Material consists of research materials, drafts, correspondence,galleys, and booklet.


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Research materials: documents concerning Morison, and typefaceinformation. (12 items)
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Correspondence to James Moran (from Morison's acquaintances) relatingto Morison. Correspondence covers 1967 to 1970. (76 items)
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Four Ts and one Ts(carbon) drafts of the book. (5 items)
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Galley proof of the book. (1 item, 24 galleys)
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Galleys for the book, and notes on the book's production. (1 item)
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Autograph draft (partial) in notebook. (1 item, 32 pp.)
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4. Reviews and articles. Various reviews and articles by JamesMoran.
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Reviews and articles by Moran. Each title is foldered separatelyand alphabetically, and may consist of Ts, galleys, proofs, or tear sheets.Written from 1960 to 1973 (several are undated). (16 items)
 
Miscellany.
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Clippings (21 items)   
Scope: Contains clippings of reviews of Moran's books.