NY: American Printing History Association, 1998. 6 x 9. 176, (4) pages plus 38 plates, 7 leaves in rear pocket. Cloth, leather spine label. Fine. Item #7336
One of 120 deluxe copies, printed on special paper and handbound, with 7 inserts specially printed from original types: Kaatskill, Montallegro, Montaigne, Arrighi & Vicenza, Spiral, Dard Hunter, and Samson. The specimens were printed by the following presses: Cary Library, Firefly, Bibliographic Press of Yale, Kelly-Winterton, Wells College, Mountain House, and Dale Guild. There is a wood engraving of Goudy printed from the original block.
Contents: Susan Otis Thompson – American Arts & Crafts Typefaces; Martin Hutner – Type of the Merrymount Press; Herbert Johnson – Montaigne and Centaur Types of Bruce Rogers; Cathleen Baker – Typefaces of Dard Hunter, Senior & Junior; Mark Argetsinger – Frederic Warde, Stanley Morison, and the Arrighi Type; Jerry Kelly – Joseph Blumenthal's Spiral /Emerson Type; Dwight Anger – Frederic Goudy's Kaatskill Type; W. Gay Reading – Victor Hammer's Uncial Types; John Kristensen – The Experimental Types of W. A. Dwiggins; and Paul Hayden Duensing – Contemporary Private Types.