Thomas E. Williams & the Fine Arts Press

By: Richard D. Curtiss

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LIMITED EDITION of 400 copies printed by Richard Hoffman. 8vo. 9 1/2 x 6 3/8 inches. xvi, 119, [1] pp. Black-and-white frontispiece portrait of Thomas Williams, two-color title-page decoration, title page ruled in red, chapter heads and initials repeat the decoration on the title, 17 illustrations of title-pages, bibliography, index; the bibliography has some check-marks, otherwise text unmarked. Quarter gray cloth, patterned paper over boards, spine titled in gilt; binding square and tight. Fine. Based on personal interviews with close friends and former business associates of Thomas Williams, this book seeks to describe the professional career and personal life of Thomas E. Williams, a southern California fine printer and publisher of historical material. The primary focus is the Fine Arts Press, which Williams established when he was the printing instructor at the Santa Ana High School and the Santa Ana Junior College. REFERENCE: Engel, Presses and Printing, No. 80; Petko: Tribute, No. 220.

Title: Thomas E. Williams & the Fine Arts Press

Author Name: Richard D. Curtiss

Categories: Typography,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Los Angeles, CA, Dawson's Book Shop: 1973

ISBN Number: 0870930915

ISBN Number 13: 9780870930911

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Collectible: Like New

Type: Hardcover

Seller ID: GY815-033

Keywords: Richard D. Curtiss, Thomas E. Williams & the Fine Arts Press, Dawson's Book Shop, Richard Hoffman, Heritage Book Shop