The Typographic Book 1450-1935. A Study of Fine Typography Through Five Centuries. Stanley MORISON, Kenneth Day.
The Typographic Book 1450-1935. A Study of Fine Typography Through Five Centuries.

The Typographic Book 1450-1935. A Study of Fine Typography Through Five Centuries.

Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1963,

First American Edition, Second Printing. folio, black cloth in dust jacket, in black boards slipcase. xii, 99pp. followed by 377 plates. University of Chicago Press, Item #29941

"Exhibited in Upwards of Three Hundred and Fifty Title and Text Pages Drawn from Presses Working in the European Tradition." A fine piece of printing as well as a most instructive and informative book. "Designed to supersede the forty-year old Four Centuries incorporating the text of the earlier book and that from Modern Fine Printing, this has an introductory essay by Morison and supplementary material by Kenneth Day." Robin Myers, The British Book Trade, p.252. Spine sunned, else a fine, clean copy ina slipcase which is solid but has some scuffing to side boards.

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