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Zephyrus Image: A Bibliography. Photographs by Bob Rusk

By: Alastair Johnston

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Berkeley, CA:, Poltroon Press: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: AJ916-001

Condition: Collectible: Like New


FIRST EDITION. 8vo. 9 1/4 x 6 1/4 inches. (244) pp. Half title, illustrated throughout with black-and-white photographic illustrations of people and pages, bibliography of the production of Zephyrus Image and a bibliography for this text; text clean, unmarked. Black cloth, spine titled in silver, dust-jacket in archival mylar; binding square and tight. Brand-New, freshly released from publisher's shrink-wrap. Fine. "Zephyrus Image was a Northern Californian press that operated through the nineteen-seventies. With their own idiosyncratic methods they produced subversive, anarchic works o... View more info

Image for Alphabets to Order: The Literature of Nineteenth-Century Typefounders' Specimens.

Alphabets to Order: The Literature of Nineteenth-Century Typefounders' Specimens.

By: Alastair Johnston.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New Castle, DE:, Oak Knoll Press,: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: KSF513-46

ISBN: 1584560096

Condition: Used: Very Good


4to. 11 1/4 x 8 3/4 inches. [x], 213, [1] pp. Illustrated throughout in black-and-white, typefounder's lineages, glossary, bibliography, index; text clean, unmarked. Maroon cloth, spine titled in gilt, dust-jacket; binding square and tight. INSCRIBED AND DATED BY THE AUTHOR to Muir and Agnes Dawson in the preliminaries. 3 8 1/2 x 11 sheets of white paper with an announcement for a book signing for this book at Dawson's Book Shop, January 24, 2002. Fine. his book surveys the little recognized art form of nineteenth-century type specimen books at a time of great innovation in typefoundin... View more info