LETTERS SLATE CUT: Workshop Practice and the Making of Letters. David Kindersley, Lida Lopes Cardozo.
LETTERS SLATE CUT: Workshop Practice and the Making of Letters

LETTERS SLATE CUT: Workshop Practice and the Making of Letters

London: Lund Humphries, 1981. First Edition. Trade paperback. Inscribed by the authors to fine press printer Pall Bohne (Bookhaven Press) on the half-title, with a New Year's postcard from "Lida & David" laid in. A step by step guide to the technique of cutting slate, with line drawings demonstrating the way in which the tools are held and the cuts are made. Kindersley (1915-95) was a British stone letter-carver and typeface designer whose carved plaques and inscriptions in stone can be seen on many churches and public buildings in the United Kingdom. With his third wife, Lida Lopes Cardozo, he designed the main gates for the British Library. Quarto. Original paper wrappers. Some light edgewear, with a bit of yellowing to the rear panel; otherwise very good. Very good. Item #70482
ISBN: 0853314292

Price: $75.00

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