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Specimens of chromatic wood type, borders, & c : the most beautiful book in the world

Author: Esther K Smith; Steven Heller
Publisher: New York : Rizzoli, 2017.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Called the most beautiful book in the world by bibliophiles and designers around the world, this classic volume republished here for the first time is nothing short of spectacular.

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Genre/Form: Specimens
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Esther K Smith; Steven Heller
ISBN: 9780847858682 0847858685
OCLC Number: 1064417113
Description: 1 volume ; 26 cm
Responsibility: edited by Esther K. Smith, Steven Heller.

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"During the 1870s the Wm. H. Page & Company published what are often considered the greatest type specimens ever printed. These lavish books were masterfully printed to showcase Page's chromatic wood Read more...

 
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