Close to the Work.

First edition, limited and an attractive output from the press of a small fine press Texas printer. A brief essay written by Carl Hertzog (1901-1984), Texas printer, typographer and book designer. Hertzog designed and printed numerous books; many are considered classics in the field of typography and book design.

“The type is Ludlow True-Cut Caslon, with Lydian Cursive for display. The text paper is Warren Old Style Laid, noted for its permanence; the cover is all-rag Strathmore Artlaid. The illustrations were printed off-set and kindly provided by“The Texas Aldus.” The text was printed on a small, hand-powered proof press. The edition is limited to 250 copies, of which this is number [this copy out-of-series” (Colophon statement)

Description: Close to the Work.

Irving, Texas: The Quoin Press, 1977. Octavo. [3], 8, [1, colophon]pp. Illustrated. Pale green wrappers. Like new condition.


Price: $35.00

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