Type-Faces: A Photographic Study of Ward Ritchie. With a Foreword by Lawrence Clark Powell. Amanda Blanco.

Type-Faces: A Photographic Study of Ward Ritchie. With a Foreword by Lawrence Clark Powell.

Northridge: Santa Susana Press, California State University Libraries, 1988. One of sixty-five copies, signed by Lawrence Clark Powell. Printed, designed, and produced by Joseph D’Ambrosio using a hand set Della Robbia type and a Vandercook No. 4 proof press, with photographs printed and mounted by Amanda Blanco. Twelve dry mounted original photographic plates, eleven of which are signed by Blanco. A fine copy. Loose, in brown cloth clamshell box with center cut-out, featuring a camera's eye lens design with the initials “W R” in the center. 12" x 9." [viii] leaves of text. Item #12983

The photographs show Ritchie with his handpress, at work writing at his desk, playing tennis, at rest, and with his friends, Powell, Jake Zeitlin, Grant Dahlstrom, Muir Dawson, and others.

Price: $750.00

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