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Pamphlet. 8 1/2 x 5 1/2 inches.  pp. Printed in black and blue inks, 1 page of BB& S Tell Text No. 5 specimens, order form; text clean, unmarked. Self-wraps; binding square and tight, creased from top to bottom about 1/3 in from the fore-edge. Laid in is a Supplement to the William Morris Society in North America Directory dated March 1978. Muir Dawson's copy. Very Good. 1 page of explanatory text about how the American Type Founders Company gave "several tons of obsolete type matrices" to the Smithsonian in 1970, and introducing a program in cooperation with the Out of Sorts Letter Foundery to revive a number of these types for the use of interested parties.
Title: Smithsonian Type Revivals, BB&S Tell Text No. 5, Type offerings, cast from the Smithsonian's matrix collection in association with the Out of Sorts Press and Letter Foundery, Larchmont, N. Y.
Edition: First Edition
Publisher: Washington, D.C.:, Smithsonian Institution Division of Graphic Arts: ca. 1970
Book Condition: Used: Very Good
Item: 0.00 Item
Seller ID: KSF513-B154
Keywords: Smithsonian Type Revivals, BB&S Tell Text No. 5, Type offerings, cast from the Smithsonian's matrix collection in association with the Out of Sorts Press and Letter Foundery, Larchmont, N. Y., Smithsonian Institution, Division of Graphic Arts, William Morris, Troy Type, American Type Founders Company, Muir Dawson