A MEDITATION IN ROME.
(Russell Maret). Gehl, Paul F.
- New York: Russell Maret, 2012.
- quarter cloth, decorated paper-covered boards
- 27, (5) pages
- Order Nr. 114370
- Price: $250.00 other currencies
Limited to 110 numbered copies of which ten are proofs. Comprises the script from which the author read his address "How Can Type History Be Good History?" to the plenary session of ATypI Roma on September 20, 2002. An exploration of historical honesty in typographic revivalism. Frontispiece foldout color photograph of the Pantheon in Rome. Color illustrations tipped in throughout text. Printed on Hahnemühle Biblio paper by Maret and Nancy Loeber in the digital versions of Rusell's Gremolata and Cancellaresca Milanese typefaces. Covers feature a paper printed from a new metal type ornament designed by Maret, engraved and cast for this book by Micah Currier. Listing of the author's references and credits. Prospectus and card from the publisher laid in.