9 x 6 inches. [iv], 28,  pp. Half-title, list of Hanes Lectures at the rear; text clean, unmarked. Printed wrappers, stapled; binding square and tight. Fine. This is the Tenth Hanes Lecture, presented at the Hanes Foundation for the Study of the Origin and Development of the Book, Rare Book Collection / University Library, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Between 1958 and 1976 Nicholas Barker was production manager or director of several important presses, including Oxford University Press. He became Head of Conservation at the British Library in 1976, retiring in 1992 to become libraries adviser to the National Trust and the House of Commons. Barker has written or edited over 20 books on typography, calligraphy, art history and the history of books and libraries, among them the perennial ABC for Book Collectors, and is editor of The Book Collector.
The Future of Typographical Studies, Nicolas Barker, Hanes Foundation, UNC Chapel Hill