Morgans & Wilcox

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1. Overview

Wood type.

2. Specimen Books

In addition to the catalog noted here, Rob Roy Kelly's American Wood Type: 1828-1900 ("Notes on the Evolution of Decorated and Large Types and Comments on Related Trades of the Period") is essential to the study of all wood type.

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[Specimen Book] (1890)

[Morgans and Wilcox specimen book]. (1890).

Unicorn Graphics has digitized this specimen and presented it online in their Museum of Wood Types & Ornaments:

By chance, the Unicorn Graphics copy happens to be the copy sent to the Kelsey Press Co.

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