LIMITED EDITION of 300 copies, this is copy number 72. 8vo. 10 1/2 x 6 3/4 inches. (138) pp. Half-title, pencil sketch frontispiece portrait of Stanley Morison by Sir William Rothenstein, Reynolds Stone woodcut on title page in black, in addition to the original 17 type faces, 3 more are added in an appendix by Netty Hoeflake, Harry Carter, and John Dreyfus, index; text clean, unmarked. Quarter oatmeal cloth, patterned paper over boards, covers ruled in gilt, spine titled in gilt; binding square and tight. Housed in a brown-cloth-covered slip case. Fine. Preface by Brooke Crutchley; with the original Introduction by Stanley Morison amplified by P. M. Handover. Tells the story of how the Monotype Corporation began a rational and systematic program of designing type for a type-composing-machine company. Each chapter is set in 1 of 20 typefaces discussed. References: Appleton, The Writings of Stanley Morison, No. 190a; See: Crutchley, A Printer's Christmas Books, p. 25.
Stanley Morison, A Tally of Types, Brooke Crutchley, Typography, Monotype Corporation, Type Composing