Order Nr. 12917 ITALIAN OLD STYLE, A NEW TYPE DESIGNED BY FREDERIC W. GOUDY AND PRODUCED BY THE LANSTON MONOTYPE MACHINE COMPANY OF PHILADELPHIA.

ITALIAN OLD STYLE, A NEW TYPE DESIGNED BY FREDERIC W. GOUDY AND PRODUCED BY THE LANSTON MONOTYPE MACHINE COMPANY OF PHILADELPHIA.

(Goudy, Frederic W.).
  • Philadelphia: Lanston Monotype Corp. 1924.
  • 4to.
  • black paper-covered boards decorated in gilt
  • 16 pages.

Price: $20.00  other currencies

Order Nr. 12917

Second printing of around 100 limited number of copies bound thus (Jackson 42a for Dibdin essay). Private bookplate of Herbert H. Johnson on the front pastedown. Minor wear to spine ends and corners, dampstaining to the fore-edge of the entire textblock. The type is demonstrated by reprinting part of Thomas Frognall Dibdin's Early Printers in the City of Venice from THE BIBLIOGRAPHICAL DECAMERON. Printed by Rudge in Mount Vernon New York with the Italian Old Style type & ornaments arranged by Bruce Rogers.