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

By: Alastair Johnston.

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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 typefounding.

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

Author Name: Alastair Johnston.

Categories: Communication,

Edition: First Edition

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

ISBN Number: 1584560096

ISBN Number 13: 9781584560098

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Used: Very Good

Type: Hardcover

Seller ID: KSF513-46

Keywords: Alphabets to Order: The Literature of Nineteenth-Century Typefounders' Specimens, Alastair Johnston, typography, history,