SIMON, Oliver. RODENBERG, Julius. ~ Printing of To-day. An Illustrated Survey of Post-war Typography in Europe and the United States.
122 illustrations of type specimens, wood engravings and text and title pages. With a general introduction by Aldous Huxley. Printed at the Curwen Press. Tipped-in errata slip. Folio, original quarter white cloth over blue and white patterned paper boards, decorative rules and lettering in blue and gilt to spine. Slightly toned at spine and along edges of boards, mild wear to corners, very slight offsetting to endpapers.
The essays are ‘Printing in England’ by Oliver Simon, ‘Printing in the United States’ by Paul Beaujon [Beatrice Warde] and ‘Continental Printing’ by Julius Rodenberg. With examples from Shakespeare Head Press, The Golden Cockerel Press, The Curwen Press, D.B. Updike and Bruce Rogers, together with numerous German, French, Italian, Scandinavian and Russian page specimens.