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American Copybooks: An outline of their history from colonial to modern times

Author: Stanley Morison
Price: $35.00
Publisher: Wm. F. Fell Co.
Publisher Location: Philadelphia
Book Condition: Good
Dust Jacket Condition: good-
Edition: Limited ed
Pub Date: 1951
Shelf wear to tips, corners and edges of book and more so to plain paper jacket, previous owner has written the title on the spine and made some numerical notations on the front panel. No. 901 of an unstated total. Stanley Morison (1889 1967) was a British typographer, designer and historian of printing. He was one of the most influential type-designers of the 20th century, having designed the Times New Roman typeface. In 1933-34 Morison was in America lecturing on and studying in the area of American handwriting. In '34 his article American Penmanship appeared in Colophon magazine. This book is an expansion and revision of that work. It was published as first in a "series of 'Keepsakes' the Wm. F. Fell Compnay planned to issue from time to time." In this instance in celebration the company's 75th anniversary. Most items ship with free delivery confirmation, electronic tracking and jacket protectors (generally over $10.00) if applicable. Clean recycled packing material will be used when possible.