(SOLD): DAIR, Carl. Typographic Quest.

(New York, NY): West Virginia Pulp and Paper Company, 1964-1968.  Slender octavo. Six volumes.  Vol. 1-6.  All published.  Issued to publicise the West Virginia Pulp and Paper Company each booklet is a crafted object, dedicated to explaining one or another aspect of using type.  Each illustrated throughout with an ‘alphacast’ laid into two volumes.  An alphacast is a simplified method of estimating how much space a typewritten manuscript will occupy when set in any given size and style of type.  All volumes in at least very good condition, with previous owner’s name on rear cover of five volumes.



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