Stanley Morison (1889-1967).
Title John Fell, the University Press and the "Fell" Types, With a New Introduction by Nicolas Barker.
Book Condition Collectible: Like New
Publisher New York and London: Garland Publishing, 1981
0824038886 / 9780824038885
Seller ID CH814-237
Series: Nineteenth-Century Book Arts and Printing History. FACSIMILE REPRINT. Folio. 15 1/4 x 10 1/4 inches. [viii], (xviii), 278, [ads 4] pp. Series half-title, Barker's Introduction, frontispiece portrait of Fell, printer's device on title page, 12 figures, 22 plates, appendices, table of type faces, glossary, bibliography, index; text clean, unmarked. Brown cloth, gilt spine, added mylar dust-jacket; binding square and tight, jacket with shelf wear, else Fine. This is Morison's "masterpiece of scholarship and typographic design." Barker, from the Introduction. "The culmination of some 40 years' investigation into the history of the Fell types. This magnificent folio is one of the most impressive pieces of bookmaking this century." Appleton. REFERENCE: Appleton, The Writings of Stanley Morison, No. 227 (first edition, 1967).
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