TYPEFOUNDERS' SPECIMENS. Birrell, Garnett Ltd, Printer.


Catalogue of: 1 Typefounders' specimens. II Books printed in founts of historical importance. III Works on typefounding, printing & bibliography. Offered for sale. Introduction by Graham Pollard. Pp. xii+108, text illustrations (mostly full page), index; demy 4to; printed stiff paper wrappers, slightly soiled, edges and backstrip lightly rubbed and split, with bookseller's sticker on reverse of upper wrapper; scattered foxing and occasional slight soiling; Birrell & Garnett, London, 1928. One of 1750 copies thus (total edition of 1825). *From the collection of Australian graphic designer and typographer Eric Maguire, with his inked signature on the title page and a long inscription in his hand on the limitation page (noting that this catalogue was commended by both D. B. Updike and John Carter). This copy was previously from the Ingleton collection, and has Geoffrey Ingleton's signature and catalogue markings on reverse of wrappers. Item #123265

Price: $120.00

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