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Lettering of To-Day Today by  C. Geoffrey; C.G. Holme Holme - First Edition - 1937 - from A&D Books and

Lettering of To-Day Today

by Holme, C. Geoffrey; C.G. Holme

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London & New York: Studio, 1937. Hardcover. First edition, 1937. Fair+ ex-lib clothbound hardcover with a quarter-inch chip to the crown, wear to the heel with a half-inch tear, library stamp to the front paste-down and no other indications, two previous owner's names to the ffep--one in calligraphy--and light tanning to the page edges; binding is solid but some of the forms have split; lacking dust jacket. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. A survey of typography and hand-lettering popular in 1937 with five essays and copious examples from photographs, illustrations, calligraphy, typesetting, etc: The Principles of Hand Lettering by Eberhard Holscher; Calligraphy by Alfred Fairbank; Lettering in Book Production by Anna Simons; Lettering in Association with Architecture by Percy J. Smith; and Lettering in Advertising by R. Haughton James. Edited by C. Geoffrey Holme. 144 pages; b&w illustrations throughout with spot color; 8 x 11.5 inches.
  • Seller: A&D Books US (US)
  • Seller Inventory #: 23016
  • Title: Lettering of To-Day Today
  • Author: Holme, C. Geoffrey; C.G. Holme
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Studio
  • Place: London & New York
  • Date published: 1937
  • Keywords: Typography
  • Bookseller catalogs: Graphic Arts & Design;


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