Crito: A Socratic Dialogue.

Paris: The Pleiad, 1926. One of 475 copies. Printed at the Officina Bodoni in Montagnola, Switzerland, under the supervision of Frederic Warde. Set in Arrighi `Vicenza' 16-point italic on mould-made Binda paper. Slight rubbing to bottom edge of boards, but overall a fine copy. Reddish-brown marbled paper boards, printed paper spine label. Octavo. [xxxviii] pp. Item #16124

Although the colophon states that this is the first use of "Vicenza", Mardersteig's Arrighi type with modified ascenders, which terminate in serifs instead of blobs, "Vicenza" was n fact used in the colophon and imprint of The Calligraphic Models of Ludovico degli Arrighi. This, however, is a more extensive use of that type.

Price: $500.00

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