SKU: 009671 Category:


ISBN: 0879231076
Book #: 009671

Author: McCrillis, John O. C. and McCrillis, Susan C. [Editor]
Illustrator: n/a
Publisher: David R. Godine, Publisher
Place: Boston
Year: 1974
Edition: Edition Unstated

Book Cond.: Fine Condition
Jacket Cond.: Very Good
Binding: Hardcover
Size: 4to
Book Type: n/a
Signed: n/a

Description / Comments:
Size: 4to. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Small 4to. Blue gilt stamped cloth over boards, color illustrated end papers, 58 pages. In a color illustrated dust jacket that is chipped at top corners, bumped at spine ends and bottom corners. "This particular example of alphabet books is unashamedly directed at the typo phile, for the letters of its alphabet are derived from the celebrated two-color initials of Gutenberg’s Catholicon, and each initial has been granted a page of its own. On facing pages are concise biographies of the greatest printers, from Aldus to Zanier, Baskerville to Ybarra, defining their influence and explaining their importance." Quantity Available: 1. Category: Art & Design; Books on Books. ISBN: 0879231076. ISBN/EAN: 9780879231071. Inventory No: 009671.