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Alphabets to Order: The Literature of Nineteenth-Century Typefounders' Specimens., Alastair Johnston.
1 Alastair Johnston. Alphabets to Order: The Literature of Nineteenth-Century Typefounders' Specimens.
New Castle, DE: Oak Knoll Press, 2000 1584560096 / 9781584560098 First Edition Hardcover Used: Very Good Hardcover 
4to. 11 1/4 x 8 3/4 inches. [x], 213, [1] pp. Illustrated throughout in black-and-white, typefounder's lineages, glossary, bibliography, index; text clean, unmarked. Maroon cloth, spine titled in gilt, dust-jacket; binding square and tight. INSCRIBED AND DATED BY THE AUTHOR to Muir and Agnes Dawson in the preliminaries. 3 8 1/2 x 11 sheets of white paper with an announcement for a book signing for this book at Dawson's Book Shop, January 24, 2002. Fine. his book surveys the little recognized art form of nineteenth-century type specimen books at a time of great innovation in typefounding. 
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