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												The origin of the serif. Brush writing & Roman letters by  Edward M Catich
	 - First edition
			 - 1968
		 - from Rulon-Miller Books (SKU: 51575)

The origin of the serif. Brush writing & Roman letters

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The origin of the serif. Brush writing & Roman letters

by Catich, Edward M

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Davenport, IA: Catfish Press, St. Ambrose College, 1968. First edition, 4to, pp. x, [2], 310, [2]; typographgical illustrations throughout, some printed in red and green; very handsome book; fine copy in a fine dust jacket, t.e.g. "A new approach to the history, lineage, and development of our alphabet" (jacket blurb). The author was a well-known stone-cutter and calligrapher. Philip Hofer, of Harvard, said the book was "a work of genius." This copy with a presentation from Catich on the flyleaf, and a typed letter from him regarding burnishers with a long manuscript addition laid in.

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Bookseller’s Inventory #
51575
Title
The origin of the serif. Brush writing & Roman letters
Author
Catich, Edward M
Book condition
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Publisher
Catfish Press, St. Ambrose College
Place of Publication
Davenport, IA
Date Published
1968
Keywords
Typography , Serifs , ,
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