The Pentagram Press Commonplace Book: A Selection of Typographic Interpretations

Minneapolis, (MN): Pentagram Press, 1988. First edition, one of six copies, from the deluxe lettered edition of 26, reserved for presentation "to friends of the press," this one inscribed "For Donn," and signed on the half-title by the printer, Michael Tarachow, as well as by 15 contributors. 8vo. (38) pp. Printed in colors and black-and-white, vignettes, mounted photograph on final leaf. A collection of statements on type design by printers past and present that required 112 press runs and nearly 28,000 impressions. Among the contributors who signed this copy were Harry Duncan, Leonard Bahr, Paul Hayden Duensing, William M. Cheney, Philip Gallo, Will Powers (who also signed at his contribution), Emerson G. Willing, Crispin Elsted, Jan Elsted, Clifford Burke, and Bradbury Thompson. Fine. Black quarter-leather and boards, gilt spine title. (#7769). Item #60621

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