Publisher: (Notasulga and Fairhope, Alabama: The Armstrong Press and the Slow Loris Press, 1988.),
Edition: First edition, number 80 of 125 numbered copies, signed by the compilers.
Condition: Fine copy.
Book ID: 25993
Description0blong quarto, purple linen and printed paper label. 35 leaves (some half-size) of type specimens (many in color), printed on the recto only. Seven printed samples of small posters and notices inserted in a pocket on the rear paste-down. Errata laid in.
CommentsA handsome type specimen book of 19th century American wood types, with an introduction by Ian Robertson on the history of American wood types and the compilers' objective in their project of recording them in this fashion. The examples used were from the collections of the two Alabama-based printers. From the library of David & Valerie Belch.