Left to their Own Devices. The Typophiles.
Left to their Own Devices.
Left to their Own Devices.
Left to their Own Devices.
Left to their Own Devices.
(Typophiles)

Left to their Own Devices.

The Typophiles (illus.)

(NY): Typophiles, 1937 (but 1938). 12mo. xxvi, 327pp. One of 190 copies, designed by John S. Fass with contributions by 22 printers. With "A Salute to Typophiles Desipient" by Christopher Morley, an Introduction by Harry Miller Lydenberg, and a Note on the Building of This Book by Paul A. Bennett. This extraordinary little book is a collection of 156 devices based on the letter "T" contributed by 113 artists, designers, and printers of the day. Various ink colors were used, and Valenti Angelo's contribution is hand-illuminated in three colors and gold. Extremely fine in blue cloth with gilt spine decorations by W. A. Dwiggins and printed cloth slipcase. Dust wrapper illustrated inside in color by George Salter. T.e.g. With printed presentation slip laid-in, and signature of owner, designer A. J. Fairbank, whose contribution appears on page 143. Small tear to lower corner of dust wrapper, else fine and bright. Item #29454

Price: $850.00

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