London: Faber and Faber, (1959),
First Edition. octavo, blue cloth in dust jacket. 316 pp. Faber and Faber, Item #28997
Foreword by Sydney Cockerell. As well as being considered the classic biography of an extraordinary man, this book is also a marvelously informative introduction to the history of calligraphy in this century and a great aid to a deeper understanding of "Writing & Illuminating & Lettering", Johnston's masterpiece. Illustrated. Text block cocked. Dust jacket worn with separation at back outer hinge. Enclosed in a jacket cover.