Cast It #1
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This publication from Italy's CAST (Cooperativa Anonima Servizi Tipografici) discusses the history and culture of type together with CAST's own digital fonts. Cast It #1 shows specimens of CAST’s fonts used to set the article ‘type-founder’ in Griselini’s Dizionario delle Arti e de’ Mestieri (1768-78). As printing historian James Clough relates in the foreword, this text is the earliest known description of punch-cutting and type-founding published in Italian.
Published by Lazy Dog Press, 2016
English edition, with reproduced text in Italian
Softcover with tape binding, 48 pages, 2-color printing, 6.5 × 9.5 inches