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Light for the Blind a History of the Origin and Success of Moon's System of Reading for the Blind
Longmans, London 1873 - 8vo. 1873. 1st edition. Port. frontis. 2 plates, 175pp. Complimentary copy from Sir Charles Lowther (who was blind from infancy and as a benefactor of William Moon, funded the construction of his workroom in 1856 and the Moon Society which distributed literature for the blind in Moon Type, a still extant alternative to Braille.) Sporadic foxing throughout and browning to pages. a.e.g. Slightly shaken but good in original blue cloth gilt. Damp speckling to both boards but gilt bright. Shelf-wear to top and tail of spine and corners with rucking to cloth on lower board. Good overall. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
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