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Octavo Redux 1:1 RED EDITION - A record of Octavo, journal of typography 1986–1992 [Unit 35]

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Editor: Mark Holt, Hamish Muir
Publisher: Unit Editions, London
Publication: 2017, First RED Edition (From original Kickstarter campaign), First Edition
Binding: Hardcover, section sewn
Pages: 385
Size: 245 x 315
Text: English
Design: Mark Holt, Hamish Muir

Written, edited and designed by Hamish Muir and Mark Holt, ‘Octavo Redux’ provides a complete record of Octavo, 8vo’s highly influential self-publishing project produced as a series of eight issues. Using specially commissioned high-resolution photography, printed by Göteborgs Tryckeriet employing cold-UV full-RGB spectrum hybrid offset technology with stochastic screening, ‘Octavo Redux’ reproduces every cover and spread of the Octavo print-based issues, at full-scale in facsimilie quality. The publication features an extensive interview with Mark Holt and Hamish Muir by Adrian Shughnessy. Also shown are related background materials, including full-scale hand-made design mock-ups and type specifications which document 8vo’s working process pre-desktop computer.

Condition: Very Good. All titles are used and show shelf ware consistent with age. Light rubbing to cover.

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