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Series: The Ars Typographica Library, Vol. I. FIRST EDITION. 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 lâ€™Imprimerie (1742), index; text clean, unmarked. Brown cloth, elaborately decorated in gilt, dust-jacket in archival mylar; binding square and tight. Very Good. Pierre Simon Fournier (1712-1768) was the most outstanding typographic artist of his age through his ability to modernize the traditional letter forms. This volume contains a facsimile of one of Fournier's type specimens. Allen Hutt was an international typographic authority, specializing in the design of newspapers.
Title: Fournier: The Compleat Typographer.
Edition: First Edition
Publisher: Totowa, NJ:, Rowman and Littlefield,: 1972
ISBN Number: 0874711495
ISBN Number 13: 9780874711493
Book Condition: Collectible: Very Good
Jacket Condition: Very Good
Item: 8.00 Item
Seller ID: CH814-196
Keywords: Allen Hutt, Fournier The Compleat Typographer, Printing History, Typography