- Los Angeles: The Zamorano Club, 2002.
- red cloth with gilt design stamped on front cover
- xv, 157, (3) pages.
Price: $250.00 other currencies
Order Nr. 75323
Limited to 250 copies and published in commemoration of the 75th anniversary of the Zamorano Club. This book describes the life and work of Richard J. Hoffman (1912-1989), the California private press printer. With a foreword by Doyce B. Numis, Jr. followed by a biographical memoir, a catalogue of Hoffman imprints and an index to authors, compilers and editors. The introductory matter is printed with a surrounding typographic borders printed in black, blue or red and taken from various examples produced by famous printers. In addition to the biographical descriptions there is a large section of reproductions of title pages, etc. that give the reader a better sense of Hoffman's work. Extra copy of the frontispiece loosely inserted. Nicely produced book.