FLORILEGIUM TYPOGRAPHIA

Van Nuys, California: Richard J. Hoffman, 1985. First edition. Hardcover. 154 p. A culling of matrix fonts for line-casting machine setting: a printer's bouquet of types from the Printing Office of Richard Hoffman, Van Nuys, California, 1985. First edition, limited to 250 copies. A marvelous collection of printer's type styles for hot metal composition that were employed over the 50-year career of Southern California fine press printer Richard J. Hoffman. In addition to demonstrating the characteristics and range of each type face, Hoffman provides a wealth of illuminating commentary on the font's history. The third in a series of limited edition type specimen books produced by Hoffman. Original decorative paper-covered boards over a gray cloth spine, with gilt titles. The spine is leaning just a touch; else very good. Very Good. Item #61672

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