Octavo. 27pp. Booklet announcing the new printing type Caledonia, designed by William Addison Dwiggins, with numerous specimens illustrating the typeface. Includes a note on the face by Dwiggins and a note on Dwiggins by "Hermann Püterschein," Dwiggins's alter ego and chief critic. A pencil note to the front endpaper indicates that this copy of the book was acquired from Dwiggins's wife, Mabel. Bound in pink wrappers printed in red. Soiling to wrappers, fading to edges, and chip to base of spine; some interior soiling, with spot of blue paint to copyright page, else a good copy. (Agner 39.02). Bookseller Inventory # 24297
Title: Caledonia: A New Printing Type Designed for ...
Publisher: Mergenthaler Linotype Company
Publication Date: 1939
Binding: Soft cover
Illustrator: Dwiggins, W. A.
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