CONTEMPORARY BRITISH LETTERING, A COLLECTION OF NEWLY COMMISSIONED WORK.
This young bookseller commissioned examples of calligraphy from some of the finest of modern calligraphers. Well printed and well illustrated catalogue with biographical sketches of the artists. Spine faded.
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ELEMENTS OF LETTERING
by Goudy, Frederic W.
First edition. (Appleton p.27). Set by Bertha Goudy at the Village Press. 13 plates. A landmark book. Signed and dated by Goudy and on colophon page. Slipcase is defective, yet intact, with piece missing along top and is tape repaired. Former owner has signed this copy on the free endpaper. Well preserved copy of this landmark book with chipped original glassine wrappers.