Learning From Moxon, A Through Z, &c.
An alphabet book consisting of excerpts from Joseph Moxon’s Mechanick Exercises: Or, the Doctrine of Handy-works Applied to the Art of Printing (1683–4) with commentary by Gerald Lange. Visually enhanced with 166-point typographic display imaging and a handmade text sheet (fabricated at Cave Paper) infused with randomly occurring letters. Set in modiﬁed versions of Linotype-Hell’s Optima and LetterPerfect’s Old Claude (display) and letterpress printed (in two colors) from steel-backed photopolymer plates.
Limited to an edition of 100 numbered copies. Pre-publication price, $820.