An Illustrated History Of Writing And Lettering.
8vo. 7 x 10 inches. 18 pp + 70 plates +  pp. Colophon at end dated 1947. Bound in original blue cloth with original paper spine label. Spine sunned with small tear at head and foxing, not affecting plates. Illustrated by 70 pages of black and white plates. An earlier work of the German typographer, Jan Tschichold, later well known for his design work on Penguin Books. First published in 1940 as Geschichte der Schrift in Bildern.
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