- Boston: David R. Godine, (1995).
- x, 339 +(1) pages.
- ISBN: 1567920454
Price: $50.00 other currencies
Order Nr. 45937
First edition. A compilation of writings on many aspects of printing and book design, chosen by the author. The topics are varied, and include eighteenth-& nineteenth-century studies, private presses, type design and manufacture, exhibitions and speculations. In an interesting chapter on twentieth-century typographers, the author discusses Stanley Morrison, Eric Gill, Bruce Rogers and several other well known printers. Illustrated with photographs and facsimiles. Handlist of the author's writings, notes and references, index. Finely printed at the Stamperia Valdonega in Verona under the supervision of Martino Mardersteig. Spine rubbed.Loosely inserted in a commorative bookplate of William Sihler.