London: Cadenza Press, 1988. Limited Edition. A Fine Hardcover.
No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal shelf handling; Still Gift Quality.
Fine / No Jacket. Item #014351
Cadenza Reprints on Typography No. 5. Printed in black and red in approx. 100 copies. Facsimile of an edition originally published 1899 Handmade Langley Paper. Printed at the press of G. A. Beale
Charles Ricketts wrote and printed this to refute objections made by some critics most notable the American Albert Louis Cotton. The Defence begins with a discussion of the history of type design and the minutiae of creating a new typeface.