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Specimens of Printing Types and Catalogue of Materials (1918 Type Specimen Book)

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Publisher: H.W. Caslon & Co. Ltd.
Publication: 1918, First Edition
Binding: Case-bound
Pages: 660 + 126
Size: 230 x 290
Text: English

Specimens of Types & Borders and Illustrated Catalogue of Printers’ Joinery and Materials. Printed in black, with many other colours for decoration and displaying electrotype ornaments. Brown cloth with bevelled edges, spine stamped in gilt, upper board titled and decorated in black.

Condition: Good. Title shows shelf ware consistent with age. Rubbing to leather covers, with fraying and splits to outer edges, bumps to corners. Interior generally clean and intact with exception of minor pen/pencil inscriptions to first end pages, one of which is clipped, plus minor water damage to foot of first few pages. Lacking pp.117-124 (as issued). Binding intact. Please see images for further information on condition, or contact me if in doubt.

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