FASHIONS IN AMERICAN TYPOGRAPHY 1780 TO 1930 WITH BRIEF ILLUSTRATED STORIES OF THE LIFE AND ENVIRONMENT OF THE AMERICAN PEOPLE IN SEVEN PERIODS. Edmund G. Gress.

FASHIONS IN AMERICAN TYPOGRAPHY 1780 TO 1930 WITH BRIEF ILLUSTRATED STORIES OF THE LIFE AND ENVIRONMENT OF THE AMERICAN PEOPLE IN SEVEN PERIODS.

  • New York: Harper & Brothers, 1931.
  • 8vo.
  • cloth-backed gold paper-covered boards, dust jacket.
  • xxx, 201 pages.

Price: $40.00  other currencies

Order Nr. 16151

First edition. (Hart no.20). Foreword by Frederic Goudy. Gress covers "the various periods at which decided changes in the matter of type design or changed tastes in type arrangement took place." Very interesting gold dust jacket printed in black. Jacket chipped with small piece missing along the top.Loosely inserted in a commorative bookplate of William Sihler.