FIRST EDITION. 8vo. 8 3/4 x 5 3/4 inches. [iv], 265 pp. Type specimens throughout, index; light pencil marks on pages 113 and 179. Blue cloth, titled in blue, dust-jacket in archival mylar; binding square and tight, jacket chipped and torn at the head of the spine and the top of the rear panel with brown paper backing affixed to the rear of the jacket. Bifolium "Supplement for February, 1953" loosely laid in. Book plate, "Ex Libris Typographica, P. Hayden Duensing, 1954" on the front paste-down. Muir Dawson's Copy. Very Good. This is the only book where one could find all 1,475 type faces sold in fonts or matrix form in the United States in 1952.
How to Recognize Type Faces, typography, matrix, matrices, Robert Randolph Karch, muir dawson