Type-Setting Tournament!

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Type-Setting Tournament!
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from the University of Virginia Press:
The Swifts: Printers in the Age of Typesetting Races

“[Walker Rumble] uses shop-floor savvy and a doctoral background in history to conjure a vivid lost world of irreverent, often hard-drinking Swifts who composed fast and died young, lead dust and tuberculosis getting many of them before 40.”