The Two-Story Book: An Instrument in His Hands / The Minister Who Was Different

Carter, Mary Leland; Elbert A. Smith

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Place Published: Lamoni, Iowa
Publisher: Herald Publishing House
Date Published: No date
Edition: Edition not stated
Binding: Hardcover
Book Id: 23888


80; 122pp. Small octavo [20 cm] Red cloth covered boards. Very good. The front endsheet has a former owner's bookplate and name in pen.


The first Herald Publishing House church press was run by hand, and the entire printing operation covered only eighteen square feet on the second floor of the Henning Block in Plano, Illinois. In 1881 a building was erected in Lamoni, Iowa & then the site of church headquarters & to contain the publishing plant. At that time there were eight employees and the equipment included type, two cylinder power presses, a jobber press, and "other fixtures."