William M. Cheney (1907-2002).
Title Types in the Cases of William M. Cheney.
Book Condition Used: Like New
Publisher Los Angeles: Dawson's Book Shop, 1961
Seller ID PP218-007
LIMITED EDITION of 139 copies, this is one of 100 signed by the printer. Cheney delivers a short essay on the discontinuation of Baskerville 6pt. font and its importance to miniature book printing, and provides a rather fanciful "few full-size letters... for those who lack the time or focus to think small." Miniature Book. 1 1/2 x 1 1/4 inches. (41) pp. Decorative half-title, decorative initial, series of type ornament specimens; text clean, unmarked. Full gilt black leather; binding square and tight. SIGNED by William M. Cheney on colophon. Fine. REFERENCES: Bradbury, 20th-Century U.S. Miniature Books, No. 693; Jones, A Los Angeles Typesticker, No. 49.
Types in the Cases of William M Cheney, Typography