Item #65436 Nineteenth Century Ornamented Typefaces. Nicolete Gray, Ray Nash, Contributor.
Nineteenth Century Ornamented Typefaces

Nineteenth Century Ornamented Typefaces

Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press, 1976. Third edition. Hardcover. 238pp. Quarto [28cm]. Yellow cloth with title elaborately stamped in gilt and black ink on spine and front board. Touch of rubbing to extremities. Ex-library, with two bookplates affixed to front pastedown. No other markings present. In a lightly soiled dust jacket with one small, closed tear. Very Good + / Very Good +. Item #65436
ISBN: 0520030745

In addition to recording and dating a great variety of 19th century types, Gray set out to interpret the essential nature of these typefaces, "so that they may have a meaning to those who have never consciously noticed letter forms." An informative and aesthetically appealing title.

Price: $150.00

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