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Publications on the history of modern typography, trademarks & logotypes, packaging, posters, advertising, signage, commercial art, book design, letterheads, etc., including notable designers and their works in these fields.

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Reinhardt, Charles W., Lettering for Draftsmen, Engineers, and Students: A Practical System of Freehand Lettering for Working Drawings, New York, D. Van Nostrand Co., 1898, third edition, oblong 4to (7.75" x 10.75"), HB, tan paper boards on green cloth spine w/ brown decorative titles, Fair / none. First signature loose, edgeworn, text block agetoned, owner's sig. & date on ffep, covers soiled incl. 2-1" waterstains, pages fingersoiled, boards exposed at corners.

32pp., 9 plates, b/w illus. throughout. Sample alphabets, detailed instruction.

"In the following pages the writer has endeavored to set forth the proper mehods of forming purely free-hand lettering in a simple, easily acquired way, giving, at the same time, the proper safeguards against the errors most commonly committed. The letters exhibited are actual free-hand work and can readily be copied."

Still a quite serviceable copy of this classic.
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