Geoffrey Dowding (1905-1996).
Title An Introduction to the History of Printing Types: An Illustrated Summary of the Main Stages in the Development of Type Design from 1440 up to the Present Day, An Aid to Type Face Identification.
Book Condition Used: Very Good
Jacket Condition Very Good
Edition Second Edition
Publisher London and New Castle, DE: The British Library and Oak Knoll Press, 1998
1884718434 / 9781884718434
Seller ID CH814-176
SECOND EDITION, with a new Foreword by Alan Bartram. 8vo. 10 x 6 1/4 inches. xxiv, 277 pp. Illustrated throughout, bibliography, index; text clean, unmarked. Black cloth, spine titled in gilt, original dust-jacket in archival mylar; binding square and tight, light shelf wear to jacket cover. Very Good. Studies the history of the great printer-publishers and their innovations over five centuries in a concise presentation. Well illustrated with examples of works held in The British Library and the St. Bride Foundation Printing Library. Geoffrey Dowding was Director of Wace and Company for many years; Wace and Company originally published this work in 1961.
An Introduction to the History of Printing Types: An Illustrated Summary of the Main Stages in the Geoffrey Dowding, Development of Type Design from 1440 up to the Present Day An Aid to Type Face Identification, Typography, Alan Bartram, Printing History