Alphabet and Image

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Alphabet and Image. 8 issues, 4to, complete set, about 80p each, published by James Shand at the Shenval Press, London Spring 1946 to December 1948.

Plates, inserts and illustrations in colours, four issues spiral-bound, four perfect-bound with dust-jackets. Some slight wear. A very good set.

Principal contents include: Stanley Morison: The Numbering of Newspapers; Frances Sarzano, The Book Illustrations of Mervyn Peake; Peggy Lang: Times Roman; Dennis Saurat: Edward Bawden's England; S.L.Righyni: New Bills: A Retrospectus; A.F.Johnson: On Re-Reading Updike; James Thorpe: Draughtsmen of the early 'Daily Graphic'; Frances Sarzano, The Engravings and Book Decorations of John Nash; The Early Alphabets of Eric Gill; Ellic Howe Newspaper Printing in the Nineteenth Century; Simon Nowell Smith: Artist into Reader; James Thorpe: The Posters of the Beggarstaff Brothers; Graham Reynolds: Daumier; Harold Keeble: The Typography of Psychological Warfare; Maurice de Sausmarez: The Pen Drawings of Thomas Hennell; A.F. Johnson: Fat Faces; Banett Freedman: Book Illustration; Vivian Ridler: Artistic Printing: A search for principles; John Gere: Pre-Raphaelite Drawings; S.L.Righyni: Provincial Newspapers in Transition; A. Hippisley-Cox: Hugh Casson; Robert Harling: The Type Designs of Eric Gill;Percy Muir The Engraved Letter-Forms of Reynolds Stone; Gerald Hopkins: The Sketchbooks of Claud Lovat Fraser; Roland KnasterL Watchpapers: A Neglected Conceit; John Cross: The Drawings of Robin Jacques; A.F.Johnson: Some English Decorated Initials; James Shand: Author and Printer. G.B.S. And R.and R.C.:1898-1948; Thomas Balson: The River Books of Robert Gibbings; Ambrose Heal: 17th-Century Trade Cards; Douglas Newton: Paintings of Plastics by Edward Wadsworth.

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