Julius Rodenberg (1884-1970).
Title A Dissertation Upon Printing Type as a Mirror Image of Culture.
Book Condition Collectible: Like New
Jacket Condition None Issued.
Edition First Edition, thus.
Publisher Pittsburgh, PA: Privately Printed, 1956
Seller ID HUG1017-007
LIMITED EDITION of 25 copies, printed by Paul Hayden Duensing in 12-point Monotype Baskerville type with ATF Bulmer for display on Sunray Ingres paper. 25 copies were printed to send to Duensing's friends, but "all but six copies destroyed because of an imperfection." Unbound. 8 1/2 x 5 5/8 inches. [vi], 9,  pp. Half-title, title page printed within typographic borders, printer's device of the reading monk in red, initials within typographic borders, colophon printed within a typographic border; text clean, unmarked. Loose sheets. Greg Campbell's copy, proprietor of Campbell-Logan Bindery. RARE. Fine. Duensing's 9th book. This essay by Julius Rosenberg first appeared in a gathering of essays in honor of Karl Klingspor entitled, In der Schmiede der Schrift: Karl Klingspor und sein Werk (1940); the translation is Duensing's, who felt it would be of interest to "Those in America whose interests lie in the fields of type founding and the story of letterforms." REFERENCE: Duensing, 25: A Quarter Century?, p. ; not in Worldcat.
Julius Rodenberg, A Dissertation Upon Printing Type as a Mirror Image of Culture, Paul Hayden Duensing, Fine Press, Limited Edition, The Private Press of Paul Hayden Duensing