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The Pentagram Press Commonplace Book: A Selection of Typographic Interpretations

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Minneapolis: Pentagram Press, 1988. Octavo, bound in quarter black morocco over cream-colored Roma paper boards. 40 pages, printed letterpress on Arches Wove in a limited edition of 176 copies. Beautifully printed in over 11 different colors by Michael Tarachow. This copy one of 26 de luxe copies bound in quarter leather and signed by fifteen of the contributors (see below) including Harry Duncan, Emerson Wulling, Bradbury Thompson, Paul Hayden Duensing, Leonard Bahr, Clifford Burke, etc. Mint. O.P. The printer states, in the colophon, that this work required over 112 press runs, nearly 28,000 impressions for this small edition of 176. The text includes typographic quotations by Leonard Bahr, Beatrice Warde, Rudolf Koch, Victor Hammer, Harry Duncan, D.B. Updike, Eric Gill, W.A. Dwiggins, Bruce Rogers, Clifford Burke, and many others. Over 40 different typefaces are used throughout in a variety of colors. Bookseller Inventory # 1615

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