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Introduction to typography

by Simon, Oliver

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London: Faber and Faber, 1947. 8vo, pp. xi, [1], 137, [1]; 78 text illustrations, 1 folding plate; blue cloth, gilt title on spine, owner's stamps blocked out in blue marker on endpapers, foreedge spotted, very good.




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