Title Florilegium Typographia. A Culling of Matrix Fonts for Line-Casting Machine Setting: a Printer's Bouquet of Types.
Book Condition Collectible: Very Good
Edition First Edition
Publisher Van Nuys, CA Richard J. Hoffman 1985
Inscription Signed by Author
Seller ID JC1P-53c
LIMITED EDITION of 250 copies. SIGNED BY RICHARD HOFFMAN on the colophon. 8vo. 213 x 148 mm. 154,  pp. Text printed in black and various colors with printer's specimens; text clean, unmarked. Quarter cloth, decorative paper over boards, gilt spine, no jacket as issued; binding square and tight, edges foxed. SIGNED by Richard Hoffman on the colophon. Very Good. This book is a visual demonstration of the fonts of type available at Richard Hoffman's printing office. Richard J. Hoffman began teaching the graphic arts in California in 1936. His last position was that of Head of the Journalism and the Graphic Arts Departments of Los Angeles City College. Hoffman served many years as Professor of Industrial Arts at California State University, Los Angeles.
Richard J. Hoffman, Florilegium Typographia, Matrix Fonts for Line-Casting Machine Setting, Printers Bouquet of Types