Cleveland, OH: The Press of Western Reserve University, 1967. Four softcover 8vos in printed wrappers. 336 pp. counted across all four issues.
The first four issues of this quarterly academic journal with a focus on the investigation of the alphabet as it relates to its development in language, the computer, art, and related movements. Issue no. one with essays and contributions by Richard H. Higgins, Edward Fry, J. H. Prince, C. I. Cowan and others. Issue no. two with essays and contributions by Randall Harrison, Clyde D. J. Morris, Adrian Frutiger, Thomas Tanselle, and others. Issue no. three with essays and contributions by Paul Klee, Adrian Frutiger, Mike Weaver, and others. Issue no. four with essays and contributions by M. V. Mathews, Fernand Baudin, Rudi Bass, Thomas Tanselle, and others. One of the more scientific journals relating to typography of which there were several volumes published.
All four issues very good with darkening and light chipping to spines, offset rubbing and scuffing to front and back covers, age toning to text blocks, and bumps to corners. Item #243
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