ALPHABETS TO ORDER: LITERATURE OF 19TH-CENTURY TYPEFOUNDERS' SPECIMENS
First edition. This work explores the literature of nineteenth century typefounders Catalogues. Combining typographic scholarship and literary criticism, Alastair Johnston presents and discusses hundreds of examples of texts that show British and North American founders' interests and preoccupations with letter forms. Co-published with The British Library. Illustrated with hundreds of type specimens.
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> OAK KNOLL PRESS
> UNITED STATES
> GRAPHIC DESIGN
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