Royal Typographers Inc. Type Book for Body Copy
(Americana - Printing History - Typography - Design - Royal Typographers, Inc.)

New York, NY: Royal Typographers Inc., 1964. F 227 pages. "... for the first time, deals with copy in mass. This is a type book for body copy only....many different type faces....the samples are set in 54 pica (9") measures. The purpose of those extra-long settings is to give you the opportunity to "crop" the type as it will actually be set. To frame it with your hands or paper so you can actually see the "color' of each different type face, as it will finally appear in your piece..." (from the prefatory information). Tipped-on at front endpaper is a presentation slip from the company, to John Collins. Volume approx. 8 5/8" x 11" size; two-tone cloth over hardcover boards, with illustrated endpapers; in a black cloth-covered cardstock slipcase. Slipcase with some edge, tips wear; Light wear to the binding; first text page with old crease; in very good condition. Very Good Hardcover (Item ID: 25255)


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