Tact in Typographical Design. A Type Specimen. Stanley Morison.

Tact in Typographical Design. A Type Specimen

Cambridge: Rampant Lions Press, 1962. Pamphlet. Unpaginated preliminaries, 6p., 8.5x5 inches, a lovely little sewn booklet in perfect condition.

"The present text is the first showing of a new type.." [technicalities omitted].. this "advance specimen has been printed in an edition of 600 copies from matrices cut by the Monotyope Corporation, London, who will later offer the matrices of the present size, 14 point, for sale under the designation of Series 603, with the title 'Octavian'." Farther on we find that the booklet in hand "is an extract from the introduction to The Typographical Book by Stanley Morison.."

Cat.No: 258760

Price: $12.00