Newtown: Bird & Bull Press, 2008. 8 x 12. 194 pages + several leaves of color photographs. Hopkins' two-page biographies are followed by 5 or more specimens of type & design from each of the 15 private typefounders/printers. The pagination includes these specimens. Quarter black morocco with red leather label, grey silk boards gilt. Fine in matching tray case with prospectus. Item #15002
This book is an exuberant treasure-trove of types. "Here you'll see unknown type faces, ancient faces cast from 200-year-old matrices, experimental faces, beautiful faces and a few not so beautiful. In addition to the alphabets each contributor has composed specimen pages showing his types in use."
Other contributors are Michael Anderson, Michael Bixler, Dan Carr & Julia Ferrari, Phillip Driscoll, Dan Jones, Scott King, Stan Nelson, Chris Paul, Ed Rayher, Jim Rimmer, Sky Shipley, Jim & Franziska Walczak, and Gregory Jackson Walters. One of 150 copies.