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Early typesetter to Smithsonian

Early typesetter to Smithsonian

Walter Peery"s Photographic Typecomposing System was an important step on the road from hot metal to today"scomputerized systems.

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  • Peery, Walter.,
  • Smithsonian Institution.

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    Paginationp. 102
    Number of Pages102
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19553140M

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