Italic Quartet: A Record of the Collabortion Between Harry Kessler, Edward Johnston, Emery Walker, and Edward Prince in Making the Cranach Press Italic.

[Cambridge: University Printing House, 1966]. One of 500 copies. 10 illustrations and specimens. A fine copy in very good slipcase. Slipcase has a small tear and minor wear. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author: "For Albert Sperisen a favourite book for a very dear friend..." Tan cloth with floral stamping in brown and light orange in an art nouveau pattern, gilt paper label. Octavo. vii, 50 pp. Item #11035

Albert Sperisen (d. 1999) was a longtime San Francisco advertising executive and type designer. He was a longtime supporter of the Book Club of California. His prodigious fine printing collection is housed at Stanford University. He also made significant gifts to the University of San Francisco and the William Andrews Clark Library.

Price: $200.00

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