- Kirkwood, MO: The Printery, 2002.
- small 8vo
- quarter cloth, marbled paper-covered boards
- x, (ii), 50, (2) pages
Price: $400.00 other currencies
Order Nr. 94638
Limited to an edition of 90. The text is a previously unpublished talk delivered by Alexander S. Lawson as part of the Heritage of the Graphic Arts Lecture Series. The lecture was given on September 23, 1970 and traced the history of English language printer's manuals from 1683 to the twentieth century. Contains an introduction by Kay Michael Kramer. Includes color reproductions of title pages from thirteen of the primary manuals and a bibliography listing all 53 manuals cited in the text. Printed in Bulmer types with Cleland Ornaments in five colors on Kelmscott Text handmade laid paper. Frontispiece portrait of Lawson by Mary Jo Scott-Koeck. Endpapers are engravings of The Letter Foundry and Printing House originally published in The Universal Magazine in 1750 and 1752 respectively. Paper boards marbled by Iris Nevins and bound by The Campbell-Logan Bindery. Fine in original shipping glassine wrapping.