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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.

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A. A. (August Aimé) Balkema

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 (1906–96) Dutch publisher

who established his company in South Africa in 1946. His list included belles-lettres (sold to Human & Rousseau in 1962) and non-fiction (natural and...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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A. N. L. (Tim) Munby

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As librarian of King's College, Cambridge (1947–74), he developed a centre of modern literary archives. Munby focused on 19th-century bookselling and bibliophily; his major work was the...

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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...

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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...

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