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1 Smithsonian Institution, Division of Graphic Arts. Smithsonian Type Revivals, BB&S Tell Text No. 5, Type offerings, cast from the Smithsonian's matrix collection in association with the Out of Sorts Press and Letter Foundery, Larchmont, N. Y.
Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution, Division of Graphic Arts, ca. 1970 First Edition Used: Very Good 
Pamphlet. 8 1/2 x 5 1/2 inches. [8] pp. Printed in black and blue inks, 1 page of BB& S Tell Text No. 5 specimens, order form; text clean, unmarked. Self-wraps; binding square and tight, creased from top to bottom about 1/3 in from the fore-edge. Laid in is a Supplement to the William Morris Society in North America Directory dated March 1978. Muir Dawson's copy. Very Good. 1 page of explanatory text about how the American Type Founders Company gave "several tons of obsolete type matrices" to the Smithsonian in 1970, and introducing a program in cooperation with the Out of Sorts Letter Foundery to revive a number of these types for the use of interested parties. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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