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Anthony Froshaug - Documents of Life, Typography & texts

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Details: Published by Hyphen Press. Edited by Robin Kinross. 2000. First edition. Two volumes, softcover held within grey-board slipcase. Section sewn. 528pp. 240 x 170mm. Printed in colour, paginated. Text in English.

About: This profusely illustrated two-volume work retrieves and re-presents the English typographer Anthony Froshaug (1920–84): what he made, his ideas, his life.

"Presents the work and life of this essential typographer, until now too little known outside the circle of his friends and students. Froshaug was a deep and charismatic thinker-practitioner, whose insights return us to the fundamentals of typography. The book consists of two interacting volumes: the solid record of the work is placed against the contingencies of the life. A traditional monograph is unsettled by an exploration in documentary." (Source)

Very good condition: light shelf ware consistent with age, interiors clean, binding tight. Please note that title has water damage contained to the bottom corner of the slip case and outer/interior of the books (see images). Please contact me should you have any further questions about condition.

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