Studies in Type Design: Alphabets with Random Quotations

Hanover, NH: Friends of the Dartmouth Library, [1968]. Fine in cloth chemise, and matching slipcase. With bookplate stating “Compliments of the American Printing History Association.”. A collection of ten broadsides, with quotations from notable authors (Melville, Whitman, Thoreau, Frost, Coleridge, Chaucer, Thomas Browne, etc.) each in a different calligraphic format, printed in various colors. The ten plates are printed by the Meriden Gravure Company and are enclosed folded sheets, with brief descriptive letterpress. Large quarto. Item #15372

Price: $125.00

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