LANSTON MONOTYPE. FOURNIER, Pierre Simon. ~ Fournier. A Specimen of Classic Old Face Designed by Pierre Simon Fournier (Fournier-le-jeune) Paris circa 1750 & now first revived by
Specimen booklet of Fournier typefaces and ornaments reproduced by the Lanston Monotype Corporation. Pp. 25 . 130 x 205 mms. 8vo., original decorative paper boards, in original glassine jacket. Slight darkening and wear to edges of glassine, a very good copy.
Specimens designed, engraved and cast by French type founder Pierre Simon Fournier, here revived by Lanston Monotype. With a chapter of alphabet and decorative ornament specimens and texts by George Bernard Shaw, Virginia Woolf and William Hazlitt.