Ars Typographica. Three parts in Two Volumes, as issued.

Westport: Greenwood Reprint Corporation, (1970),

First printing of this edition. quarto, gray cloth. (56)pp., 410pp., (130)pp. Greenwood Reprint Corporation, Item #29663

A facsimile reproduction of the handsome periodical issued by The Marchbanks Press, edited by Frederic Goudy, on the art and history of the book. Vol. I: Numbers 1-3 (1918-1920), Number 4 (1934). Vols. II and III: (1925-26). Both volumes illustrated in black and white with tipped in two-page example of a full color advertisement in volume one. Includes articles on the Kelmscott Press, Aldus Manutius, typography, various private presses, Chinese origins of movable type, script types, papermaking, reviews of contemporary books about books, and much more. Very fine.

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