FIRST EDITION CLUB. SMITH, Percy. ~ Lettering. A Plea.
One of 400 copies, there were also 350 copies published for the Dorian Workshop and Studio. The 20th publication of the First Edition Club. Set in Centaur and Arrighi types and printed on handmade paper by The Bradley Press. 155 x 230 mms. 8vo., original black cloth, silver title label laid across spine to upper cover, fore edge uncut. Mild offsetting to endpapers, a touch of rubbing to covers, in a slightly toned and worn glassine wrapper.
Percy Smith’s essay on architectural typography, ‘a plea for the greater consideration of lettering more especially in relation to architecture’, reprinted here from ‘The Architectural Review’ of April 1928.