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The Origin of the Serif - E. M. Catich

(Item: BOOK11199ALS)

THE ORIGIN OF THE SERIF

E. M. Catich

Signed by Author

Hardbound - Brown Cloth/Gilt Lettering

Item Description: The Catfish Press, Davenport, Iowa, 1968

Book Condition: Very Good

Lighlty Bumped/Rubbed

Dust Jacket: No Dust Jacket (As Issued)

Quarto

310 Pages

Inscribed by Author on Half-Title Page

The serif originated with Roman inscription letters, its history and development here detailed in letter cutting in stone, and the use of the brush in shaping the Roman letterform. The author "questions accepted theories as to the serif's origin, and advances his own theory with skillful reasoning, detailed illustration, and epigraphic proof.

 Art & Design; Calligraphy; Rome; Early (0-1000 AD), Serif

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