£12.00

Publisher

Thames and Hudson.

Place

London

Date

1993

Item Description

4to. 8.25 x 11.75 inches. 183 pp. In pictorial card wrapper with green patterned endpapers. A very good copy. Illustrated throughout by 130 alphabets, signs and symbols, with occasional use of colour. Decorated by vignettes on page before title and verso of title page, and by publisher's device. An unconventual collection of 130 rare and unusual alphabets with a wealth of printer's signs, monograms, logos and trademarks, edited by book designer, Julian Rothenstein (b.1948). It includes original essays and pages from the French pre-war typography magazine, Arts et M?tiers Graphiques. Designed for the practical and creative use of artists, poets, typographers and other graphic professionals of the letter, word and sign

[Stock No. 25986]

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