Alphabetum Romanum; | With a forward by Paul F. Gehl and an afterword by Jason Dewinetz. Felice FELICIANO.
Alphabetum Romanum; | With a forward by Paul F. Gehl and an afterword by Jason Dewinetz.

Alphabetum Romanum; | With a forward by Paul F. Gehl and an afterword by Jason Dewinetz.

[Vernon, B.C.]: Greenboathouse Press, 2010. Octavo, 19.7 x 15 cm. Cased in cream paper over boards, with matching endpapers, title printed in blue to the spine, and the letters ‘Z’ and ‘A’ printed from polymer plates to the lower and upper covers respectively; the covering and end-papers were handmade by Reg Lissel in Vancouver. 80pp. A fine copy. The text was set in ATF Cloister Old Style and Monotype Cloister Italic, designed in 1913 by Morris Fuller Bendon, and inspired by the 15th-century types of Nicolas Jenson. The Monotype sorts were cast by Jim Rimmer in New Westminster, BC. Printed on Magnani Biblos paper. The letterforms adorning this book are based on the original drawings of Felice Feliciano, c.1460, and have been reproduced by Jason Dewinetz and printed from over 90 polymer plates on a Vandercook 15-21 flatbed cylinder press. One of 115 copies, of which this is one of 100 for sale. Item #150

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