Punctuation: A printer's study, preface by John Grace, published in 2001 by Evegreen Press, 1st edition, lnumbered 71 out of 200, signed by the author. 29pp + Type & Ornament Synopsis section.Grey cloth covered boards with grey title plate tipped to front cover. Frederick Howard Collins was a British author and indexer (creating indexes for books) best known for his authoritative punctuation and abbreviation guide for aiding writers, editors, printers, proofreaders, and transcribers. First published in 1905 as Author & Printer, Collins's celebrated manual was intended to codify the best typographical practices of the day.
British designer and typographer John Grice acknowledged Collins's important contributions to the art of fine printing by adapting passages from Collins's book (1933 edition) for this elegant, limited-edition punctuation guide featuring hand-set letterpress and decorative printer's ornaments in black and red ink on handmade cream paper. From personal library of my late brother-in-law, Justin Howes, well known historian of Typography and Lettering.This item is in the category "Books, Comics & Magazines\Antiquarian & Collectable". The seller is "lolita7147" and is located in this country: GB.
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