John Fell, the University Press and the "Fell" Types, With a New Introduction by Nicolas Barker.

By: Stanley Morison (1889-1967).

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Series: Nineteenth-Century Book Arts and Printing History. FACSIMILE REPRINT. Folio. 15 1/4 x 10 1/4 inches. [viii], (xviii), 278, [ads 4] pp. Series half-title, Barker's Introduction, frontispiece portrait of Fell, printer's device on title page, 12 figures, 22 plates, appendices, table of type faces, glossary, bibliography, index; text clean, unmarked. Brown cloth, gilt spine, added mylar dust-jacket; binding square and tight, jacket with shelf wear, else Fine. This is Morison's "masterpiece of scholarship and typographic design." Barker, from the Introduction. "The culmination of some 40 years' investigation into the history of the Fell types. This magnificent folio is one of the most impressive pieces of bookmaking this century." Appleton. REFERENCE: Appleton, The Writings of Stanley Morison, No. 227 (first edition, 1967).

Title: John Fell, the University Press and the "Fell" Types, With a New Introduction by Nicolas Barker.

Author Name: Stanley Morison (1889-1967).

Categories: Typography,

Publisher: New York and London:, Garland Publishing,: 1981

ISBN Number: 0824038886

ISBN Number 13: 9780824038885

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Collectible: Like New

Type: Hardcover

Seller ID: CH814-237

Keywords: Stanley Morison, Nicolas Barker, John Fell the University Press and the Fell Types, Typography