THE JOY OF HAND SETTING TYPE. Fred Williams.

THE JOY OF HAND SETTING TYPE.

(Four Peaks Press).
  • Fountain Hills, AZ: Four Peaks Press, 2000.
  • large 8vo.
  • cloth, paper cover label
  • ix, (iii), 41, (2) pages

Price: $195.00  other currencies

Order Nr. 62857

First edition, limited to 125 numbered copies signed by Williams and the publisher, Mike O'Connor. Fred Williams, the editor and publisher of Type & Press.,gives us this finely printed study of hand setting type. He reacts to the increasing computerization of type setting. Each chapter opens with a yellow head piece and decorative initial letter. Text was hand set in Caslon 337 using 8 x 12 Golding Official on Rives Lightweight. The frontispiece is a wood engraving by W. Gale Mueller. Small pamphlet loosely inserted in pocket in back entitled "Hand Setting Type." Two small printed pieces from the press loosely inserted.