Anatomy Of Printing.

LEWIS, JOHN.

£20.00

Publisher

Faber and Faber Limited.

Place

London

Date

1970

Item Description

4to. 8.75 x 11.25. 228 pp. Bound in original black cloth, gilt, with gilt blocks on front board, in pictorial dust wrapper. Light wear to extremities, but otherwise a very good copy. Illustrated throughout by 121 colour and monochrome plates and by 219 line drawings in text. A detailed analysis of the different factors in art and history that have affected the design of the printed page. It traces the history of printing from the invention of the printing press and movable typesetting through the lives and work of various printers to the modern period, set against the changing social, political, economic and artistic background.

[Stock No. 25841]

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