Title Catalogue of I: Typefounders' Specimens; II: Books Printed in Founts of Historic Importance; III: Works on Typefounding, Printing & Bibliography, Offered for Sale.
Book Condition Collectible: Very Good
Jacket Condition Very Good
Edition Reprint Edition
Publisher Brighton: Tony Appleton, 1972
Seller ID CH814-252
REPRINT EDITION, LIMITED to 500 copies, this is number 209. 4to. 11 1/4 x 8 3/4 inches. (xii), (108) pp. Tables, 12 illustrations; text clean, unmarked. Brown cloth, spine titled in gilt, dust-jacket in archival mylar; binding square and tight, upper corner bumped, light shelf wear, front free end-paper creased at the upper corner. Very Good. Originally published by Birrell and Garnett, London, a book selling firm that Graham Pollard invested in, and became managing director of in 1927. During the 1920s and 1930s, the company produced many noted catalogs, such as the one reprinted here, which are now standard works of reference. Lists the specimens issued by typefounders of use to the student of typography.
Graham Pollard, Catalogue of Typefounders' Specimens, Books Printed in Founts of Historic Importance, Works on Typefounding, Printing & Bibliography, Book Seller's Catalog, Typography