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NY: Alfred A. Knopf, Publishers, 1955.. 1955.. Very good. - Octavo, cloth backed boards, in a price-clipped dw. The boards are lightly bumped with the extremities faded; the dw spine is darkened with a piece out of the tail; the top edge is chipped & the panels are lightly soiled with the extremities darkened. 228 pp. plus colophon. An owner's bookplate & a small bookseller's label are mounted on the front pastedown. Full-page & textual B&W illustrations. The contents are near fine.
First edition. Dust jacket present. First Edition.
Title: THE SHAPING OF OUR ALPHABET: A Study of Changing Type Styles
Publisher: NY: Alfred A. Knopf, Publishers, 1955.: 1955.
Book Condition: Very good
Item: 1.00 Item
Seller ID: 2073
Keywords: BOOKS-ON-BOOKS; PRINTING; TYPOGRAPHY; LETTERING; FRANK DENMAN; ILLUSTRATIONS; FACSIMILES; FIRST EDITION; 1ST EDITION.