Pankow, David (Editor)

Published by American Printing History Association, (New York), 1998
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8vo. cloth. 176, (4) pages followed by 38 plates. First edition, limited to 720 copies. Set in Monotype Centaur and Bembo by Michael and Winifred Bixler with text printed letterpress and the illustrations printed by offset lithography at The Stinehour Press. Designed by Jerry Kelly. A study of type faces developed in America after 1892 and intended for composition in metal for the use of an individual or press. Includes articles by Susan Otis Thompson, Martin Hutner (Merrymount Press), Herbert H. Johnson (Bruce Rogers), Cathleen A. Baker (Dard Hunter), Mark Argetsinger (Frederic Warde), Jerry Kelly (Joseph Blumenthal), Dwight Agner (Frederic Goudy), W. Gay Reading (Victor Hammer), John Kristensen (W.A. Dwiggins) and Paul Hayden Duensing. 66 illustrations at the end. Bookseller Inventory # 105046

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Publisher: American Printing History Association, (New York)

Publication Date: 1998

Binding: cloth

Edition: 1st Edition

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