Printed Ephemera: The Changing Use of Type and Letterforms in English and and American Printing
London: Faber & Faber 1962
128pp, densely illustrated with b/w illustration and colour blocks. Large 4to. Very good with very good dust wrapper. A pioneering study by the influential typographic designer based at W.S. Cowell of Ipswich. Beautifully designed, this is still a key text on ephemera of all kinds, dating from the 16th to the mid-20th century. With several loosely inserted examples of printed packaging, dating from the 1970s. Ex libris bookplate of GS on front paste down.