Abbe (Dorothy) - Stencilled Ornaments & Illustration


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Abbe (Dorothy) - Stencilled Ornaments & Illustration

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Stencilled ornaments & illustration: a demonstration of William Addison Dwiggins' method of book decoration and other uses of the stencil, together with a note by the artist, compiled and arranged by Dorothy Abbe. 8vo, ix, 74p, ill.,26cm, Hingham, Mass, Puterschein-Hingham, 1979.

Text largely handset in Winchester Roman (an experimental Linotype face designed by Dwiggins). One of 120 copies designed by Dorothy Abbe, excellently illustrated, with a tipped-in portrait frontispiece.Black paper-covered boards, linen back titled and decorated in black. Upper cover slightly chafed at one point. A very good bright copy.

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