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Lettering for Advertising by  Mortimer Leach - Hardcover - 1956 - from A&D Books and

Lettering for Advertising

by Leach, Mortimer

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New York: Reinhold, 1956. Hardcover. First edition, first printing. Near Fine clothbound hardcover with a touch of rubbing to the spine edges and spine ends and a small smudge to the back board in a Near Fine minus dust jacket with light soiling to the back panel, light rubbing to the fore edge, and fading to the spine. A nice copy. All dust jackets are protected by a clear mylar cover. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. The classic text on how to do lettering and calligraphy with examples of many letter forms, fonts, and techniques; each chapter also includes a section on "how not to do it." Text and lettering by Mortimer Leach. 240 pages; profusely illustrated in b&w and red spot color; 9 x 11.75 inches. Due to size and weight, international and expedited shipping will be more than quoted.


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