Rochester, NY: RIT Press, 2014,
First Edition. quarto, pictorial wrappers. 90 pp. RIT Press, Item #30482
Since its founding in 1969, the Cary Graphic Arts Collection at Rochester Institute of Technology has grown from the personal library of its namesake Melbert B. Cary Jr., to one of the nation’s premier libraries on graphic communication history. Highlights of the Cary Graphic Arts Collection brings this history to life with a selection of items that not only exemplify the scope and mission of the library, but are treasures in their own right. The catalog features milestones in the history of printing, diverse examples of fine press printing, artists’ books, and rare artifacts from The New York Times Museum of the Recorded Word. With 78 illustrations, many in color. Very fine, clean copy, without flaw.