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R.R. Donnelley a Memorial by the Chicago Typothetae

R.R. Donnelley a Memorial by the Chicago Typothetae

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A Memorial of R.R. Donnelly
by The Chicago Typothetae

Chicago: The Chicago Typothetae
First edition, 1899

Condition: Hardcover, no dust jacket. Cover boards have minimal apparent shelf wear. Pages remain uncut/"unopened" along the upper edge, fore- and lower edges are deckled. Thick, quality paper. Overall in fine condition.

wiki: "R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company was founded in Chicago in 1864 by Richard Robert Donnelley. His son, Reuben H. Donnelley, founded the otherwise unrelated company formerly known as R. H. Donnelley. ... Richard Robert Donnelley established his company in downtown Chicago, which in 1870 became the Lakeside Printing and Publishing Company. The business was destroyed in the Great Chicago Fire of 1871. After a series of reorganizations and expansions, Donnelley built the Lakeside Press Building on Plymouth Court, and in 1902 began construction of the R.R. Donnelley and Sons Co. Calumet Plant on 21st Street and Calumet Avenue. The company aimed to produce books and periodicals with impressive modern design and mass printed commercial and reference materials. Lakeside Press produced Encyclopædia Britannica, Time Magazine, Life Magazine, promotional literature for the Model T Ford, catalogs for Sears Roebuck, among others. The Press produced high quality collectible editions for the Chicago Caxton Club and the Limited Editions Club."
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