American Wood Type
by Rob Roy Kelly
8.25" x 11.75", 351 pages, soft cover Book
This 2010 Reissue edition of Rob Roy Kelly's 1969 publication is the most comprehensive history of wood type manufacturing. This book tells the complete story of wood type, beginning with the history of wood as a printing material, the development of decorated letters and large letters, and the invention of machinery for mass-producing wood letters. 8.25" x 11.75", 351 pages, perfect bound soft cover.