stiff paper wrappers
1991 · Los Angeles
by Zapf, Hermann and John Dreyfus
Los Angeles: William Andrews Clark Memorial Library, 1991. stiff paper wrappers. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. xv, 36 pages. First edition. The essays contained in this book examine the recent developments in printing technology. These new developments have opened the field of graphic arts from political, social or economic constraints that once threatened freedom of the press and helped assure the supremacy of the trade.
Bidwell's introduction is followed by two essays entitled "Letterpress Printing, Photocomposition, and Desktop Publishing" by Zapf and "Who is to Design Books Now That Computers are Making Books" by Dreyfus. Designed and printed at the Castle Press. Loosely inserted in a commorative bookplate of William Sihler. (Inventory #: 41325)