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Dollar sign, denoting ‘all the signatures’; used in collational formulas with a figure indicating number of signed leaves per gathering in a book.
A. A. (August Aimé) Balkema

A. A. (August Aimé) Balkema  

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 (1906–96) Dutch publisherwho established his company in South Africa in 1946. His list included belles-lettres (sold to Human & Rousseau in 1962) and non-fiction (natural and cultural heritage). The ...
A. A. M. (Alexander Alphonse Marius) Stols

A. A. M. (Alexander Alphonse Marius) Stols  

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 (1900–1973) Dutch publisher.A major representative of the new Dutch typographic style, Stols combined his commercial publishing activities with fine printing at his private Halcyon Press. He was a ...
A. Edward Newton

A. Edward Newton  

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(1863–1940),Philadelphia book collector, whose charming writings in a manner resembling that of the 18th-century essayists are primarily concerned with his avocation. These include The Amenities of ...
A. F. (Alfred Forbes) Johnson

A. F. (Alfred Forbes) Johnson  

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 (1884–1972) Type design historian and British Museum librarian (see british library).Johnson was a pioneer in 16th-century French and Italian bibliography, with special reference to studying ...
A. H. & A. W. Reed

A. H. & A. W. Reed  

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Pioneering New Zealand firm founded (1911) by Sir Alfred Hamish Reed.Nurtured by Reed and his nephew Alexander Wyclif Reed, it was the largest publisher in Australasia by the late ...
A. N. (Austin Norman) Palmer

A. N. (Austin Norman) Palmer  

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 (1860–1927) Creator of the Palmer Method,the most common form of penmanship instruction in 20th-century America. Palmer trained in New Hampshire with George A. Gaskell in the ornamental style ...
A. Q. (Andrew Queen) Morton

A. Q. (Andrew Queen) Morton  

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 (1919– ) A Church of Scotland minister,he began using computers in stylistic analysis of New Testament texts in 1959. In 1963, he pronounced that of the epistles attributed to St ...
A. R. A. (Anthony Robert Alwyn) Hobson

A. R. A. (Anthony Robert Alwyn) Hobson  

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 (1922– ) British scholar of wide bibliographical interests and the son of G. Hobson,he is best known as a historian of bookbinding, particularly for his sequence of studies of Renaissance ...
A. S. W. Rosenbach

A. S. W. Rosenbach  

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(1876–1952),Philadelphia dealer in rare books and manuscripts, and prominent collector, whose writings include The Unpublishable Memoirs (1917), a satire on bibliomania; Books and Bidders (1927); A ...

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