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

Stanley Morison (1889-1967).

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ISBN 10: 0824038886 / ISBN 13: 9780824038885
Published by Garland Publishing,, 1981
Condition: Collectible: Like New Hardcover
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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). Bookseller Inventory # CH814-237

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Title: John Fell, the University Press and the "...

Publisher: Garland Publishing,

Publication Date: 1981

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Collectible: Like New

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Reprint of the 1967 edition with a new introduction by Barker just for this edition. See Appleton 227 . Best book on the subject. vii, xvii , 278, 3 pages. cloth.. folio.

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