SEARCHING FOR MORRIS FULLER BENTON: DISCOVERING THE DESIGNER THROUGH HIS TYPEFACES. Juliet Shen.
SEARCHING FOR MORRIS FULLER BENTON: DISCOVERING THE DESIGNER THROUGH HIS TYPEFACES.

SEARCHING FOR MORRIS FULLER BENTON: DISCOVERING THE DESIGNER THROUGH HIS TYPEFACES.

(Sherwin Beach Press).
  • Chicago: Sherwin Beach Press, 2011.
  • 4to.
  • black cloth boards with illustrated vertical paper title band; exposed sewn spine binding
  • vi, 58 pages

Price: $450.00  other currencies

Order Nr. 112257

Limited to 75 numbered copies. Signed by the author on colophon page. A study of Morris Fuller Benton (1872-1948), chief type designer of the American Type Founders Company, focusing on analysis of the typefaces he designed as a means of understanding his work and life. Frontispiece wood engraving of Benton by Carl Montford. Foreword by Roger Black. Color and black and white illustrations throughout of dozens of type specimens from Europe and North America. Designed by Robert McCamant. Binding designed and executed by Trisha Hammer. Bibliography. Promotional material laid in.