ANATOMY OF A TYPEFACE. Alexander Lawson.


  • Boston: David R. Godine, (1990).
  • thick 8vo.
  • cloth, dust jacket.
  • 428, (2) pages.

Price: $55.00  other currencies

Order Nr. 128610

First edition. A great book on the history, development and use of type. The author discusses thirty contemporary printing types in an interesting and informative manner. Also contains a chapter on Type Making from Punch to Computer. Well-illustrated with reproductions of complete fonts, examples of fine design and other illustrations. Jacket chipped at head of spine. Name in ink on front pastedown.