8vo. 10 x 7 1/2 inches. xiv, 89 pp. Black-and-white frontispiece portrait of Fournier, frontispiece and title page printed within elaborate typographic border, examples of Fournier's typographic work in the text, also includes a reproduction of Fournier's Caracteres de l'Imprimerie (1742), index; text clean, unmarked. Brown cloth, elaborately decorated in gilt, dust-jacket; binding square and tight. Muir Dawson's Copy. Fine. Pierre Simon Fournier (1712-1768) was the most outstanding typographic artist of his age through his ability to modernize the traditional letter forms. Allen Hutt was an international typographic authority, specializing in the design of newspapers.
Fournier: The Compleat Typographer, Allen Hutt, Pierre Simon Fournier,