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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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Holme , C.G. (ed.), Lettering of To-day, London, The Studio Limited, 1941, Revised edition, 4to (11.5" x 8"), HB, Orange cloth binding w/ black spine and cover titles, G+/ none. Spine cloth sunned & cracked along edges, loss to head & spine; boards edgeworn and corners exposed; soiling & spots of ink/paint; binding tight, interior clean.

144 pp. Illustrated with b/w and 2-color plates. A collection of short essays on various aspects of lettering, examining the principles of hand lettering, calligraphy, lettering in book production, lettering in association with architecture and its importance in advertising. Each essay is well illustrated with full-page examples (the majority of the book is plates) including works by Edward Bawden, Joseph Binder, Warren Chappell, W.A. Dwiggins, Alfred Fairbank, John Farleigh, Barnett Freedman, Robert Gibbings, Eric Gill, Milner Gray, Graily Hewitt, Blair Hughes-Stanton, Edward Johnston, E. McKnight Kauffer, David Kindersley, Rudolf Koch, Lynton Lamb, Stanley Morrison, Eric Ravilious, Imre Reiner, George Salter, Reynolds Stone, and Berthold Wolpe, among many others.

Despite its exterior condition, a well-designed and informative production typical of this publisher.    [Book ID # 1897]

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