'The Fell Types' Typesetting History by Harry Carter, Gift First Edition 1968

This book relates the history and re-discovery in the 1890s of the Fell types. It contains 25 numbered pages, with several photos of the matrices and punches for the typesets, and several type specimens.

Paragraph headings are printed in red. The cover is printed in green and black on heavy brown paper folded in fours.

The small booklet was copyrighted in 1968 by Oxford University Press. A note on the back page reads: "Of this first edition 360 copies have been set aside by the publisher as Monograph No. 89 for distribution by the Typophiles, Inc." The gift card from the publisher is included.

The booklet measures 4-3/8 by 6-1/8 inches, and is in very good condition.

This booklet will be packaged in a rigid plastic sleeve.

Item ID: 3156a

'The Fell Types' Typesetting History by Harry Carter, Gift First Edition 1968

'The Fell Types' Typesetting History by Harry Carter,  Gift First Edition 1968
'The Fell Types' Typesetting History by Harry Carter,  Gift First Edition 1968
'The Fell Types' Typesetting History by Harry Carter,  Gift First Edition 1968
'The Fell Types' Typesetting History by Harry Carter,  Gift First Edition 1968

This book relates the history and re-discovery in the 1890s of the Fell types. It contains 25 numbered pages, with several photos of the matrices and punches for the typesets, and several type specimens.

Paragraph headings are printed in red. The cover is printed in green and black on heavy brown paper folded in fours.

The small booklet was copyrighted in 1968 by Oxford University Press. A note on the back page reads: "Of this first edition 360 copies have been set aside by the publisher as Monograph No. 89 for distribution by the Typophiles, Inc." The gift card from the publisher is included.

The booklet measures 4-3/8 by 6-1/8 inches, and is in very good condition.

This booklet will be packaged in a rigid plastic sleeve.

Item ID: 3156a

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