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Transitional Faces - a book by Johnston, Alastair

Transitional Faces

The Lives and Work of Richard Austin, Typecutter and Richard Turner Austin, Wood-Engraver

Transitional Faces( )
Author: Johnston, Alastair
Publication Date:Aug 2013
Publisher:Poltroon Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $125.00
Book Description:

Literary Nonfiction. Biography. Art. Publishing History & Typography. Long thought to be one person, Richard Austin turns out to be a father and son who shared the same name. Although Austin's importance to the history of typography was never in question, his (or rather their) dates and final resting place were forgotten. After a decade of research, printing historian Alastair Johnston has written a biography of the Austin family in which he assesses their contributions to the...
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