Prague: Statni Nakladatelstvi Krasne Literatury Hudby A Umeni, 1958. First edition. Hardcover. Very good overall. The classic volume on the history of type design from the oldest times to the 20th century. Two volumes, 4to. Vol. 1, 658 pp, (2) errata, 360 figures, 100 photographic plates; Vol 2: 658 pp, 2pp errata and colophon;410 figures; 48 photographic plates. Large thick volumes with the front endpaper hinge to volume one repaired. Publisher's black cloth with gilt title on front board and spine. Overall, a very nice copy with minimal wear.
(Inventory #: 22286)
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