London: Lund Humphries, 1960. Perfect bound softcover 4to in printed blue wraps, housed in a brown dust jacket printed in black, with a tipped in 4 pp. booklet. 60 pp.
The second issue of the highly influential ‘Typographica New Series’, edited by Spencer, which revolutionized the world of typography, design, and advertising and continues to do so today. The genius of Spencer’s editing is how he acknowledges and brings to light all various forms of typography perspectives, including the commercial, historical, and artistic. This issue featuring Max Huber’s graphic and typographic work in Italy, designs by the young American trio of Robert Brownjohn, Ivan Chermayeff, and Tom Geismar, and work by the Polish-French engraver Abram Krol among others.
Trace amounts of rubbing to covers, light bumps to corners, and some faint spotting along top edge of text block, else near fine. Item #357