Mosley (James), born 1935
Sir John Soane's Museum (London)

The nymph and the grot : the revival of the sanserif letter (published to accompany the exhibition "Primitive types" held at Sir John Soane's Museum, London, 29 January-24 April 1999)

London, Friends of the St Bride Printing Library, 1999
(28.5 cm), 56 pp., illustrations (some in colour). Publisher’s pictorial boards. - Updated version of an article originally published in Typographica, new series, volume 12, December 1965. Mosley emphasises the importance of the rediscovery of classical architecture for the introduction and development of letter-forms without serifs in late eighteenth-century England. ¶ Presentation exlibris inserted by the sponsors of the exhibition, BAS Printers Limited, signed by the author (Librarian, St Bride Printing Library). Very good copy.

£ 55


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