An Aesthetic Conversion: being independent notes.... by THORP Joseph

An Aesthetic Conversion: being independent notes....

London Heal & Co., Printed at the Arden Press Letchworth nd c1909

22pp+ 2pp illustrated with b/w line illustrations. Original sugar paper wrappers with paste down label which wrap around inner paper binding. Small 8vo. Very good indeed. Advert for Heal's catalogues and products at the end. Beautiful item in fine condition The author is the typographer and journalist Joseph Thorp (1873-1962) offering independent polemical notes on taste, the traditions of Heals as a source of good taste in design and "directing inspiration" Lovely wood block full page illustrations throughout. Thorp moved form working at the Arden Press. He was involved in the Curwen Press and wrote later in life a biography of Eric Gill.

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