Printers' Marks, Curious and Challenging

By: Tommasini, A. R.

Price: $25.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Collectible-Fine


No. 479 of 800 copies. No. 20 in A. R. Tommasini's Christmas Keepsakes series. Original publisher's red cloth binding. 3 5/8" x 5 1/4." Thirty-seven pages, complete. Twenty-four plates, complete. Gilt fleur-de-lis decoration on front cover. Endpapers have red and white fleur-de-lis pattern. Colophon in back with information on the book's printing and the edition number. Original card laid-in with "ART" (A. R. Tommasini's initials) emblem: "This booklet, number twenty in a series of Christmas Keepsakes, comes to you with Holiday Greetings from A. R. Tommy Tommasini." Pages and covers are clean; binding is tight. A pristine, fine copy. A. R. Tommasini briefly discusses printers' marks, their often cryptic symbolism, and why he believes they are an example of high-quality graphic design that should be revived today. Twenty-four plates of example printers' marks are included.

Title: Printers' Marks, Curious and Challenging

Author Name: Tommasini, A. R.

Categories: Literature, Books about Books, Art and Architecture,

Edition: 1st Edition

Publisher: San Francisco, A. R. Tommasini: 1967

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Collectible-Fine

Type: Book

Seller ID: 019472

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