Alphabet and Image: 3. Harling Robert.

Alphabet and Image: 3.

1946. London: James Shand at the Sheaval Press, 1946.

8vo, 92 pp. Color and black and white illustrations with 4 folding plates. Original stiff orange wrappers, spiral bound. Light chipping, pages browned. Very good.

§ Issue 3 of the short-lived post-war periodical devoted to typography and graphic design. Published quarterly, it was edited by Robert Harling and ran to eight issues between 1946 and 1948. A fascinating glimpse of the situation of printers and typographers in the years immediately following World War 2. Articles in this issue include Allen Hutt on the "The Gothic Title-Piece and The English Newspaper", Frances Sarzano on "The Engravings and Book Decorations of John Nash" and R.A. Bevan on "The Pen Drawings of Harold Gilman". Percy Muir and Brooke Crutchley were also contributors. Item #10940

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