BOGTRYKKETS FORTID OG NUTID.

  • Copenhagen: New Nordic Publishing House Arnold Busck, 1952.
  • large 8vo.
  • patterned paper-covered boards.
  • 107, (3) pages.

Price: $11.00  other currencies

Order Nr. 51890

Two short works in one volume. In "Calligraphy and Book Type" (pp.9-50), E. Philip discusses medieval calligraphy and the typefaces of incunabula and early 16th-century books. Following this, C.V. Nordlunde, in "From Kelmscott Press to Penguin Books" (pp.51-101), discusses the development of modern book typography with William Morris to Penguin Books productions of the late 1940's. Both with index, bibliography. (In Danish).