Brooklyn, 1975. 13 x 21. Four portfolios in wraps in a hinged wooden box with latches & large printed label. The four folders contain loose sheets printed on rectos only: "A History;" "How to Print Wood Type" (with illustrations by Marilyn Gratsdorf); "The Fonts" (50 broadside specimens, almost all in complete alphabets, some double page); "Posters and Miscellaneous" (9 broadside specimens). The wooden case has some light wear. Contents are as new. Item #1025
Printing from old wood type can be incredibly difficult. But these 50 wood type specimens are beautifully printed. Most are in black with identifying line printed in red. They are whole-font specimens. One of 220 numbered copies.