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DOUBLE CROWN CLUB : Hugh Williamson. Invitation + Menu for Double Crown Club Dinner 254 on 25 March 1980. , Double Crown Club 1980.

Together 2 Items. The Menu comprising stiff cream wrappers boldly titled in black c. 19 x 24.5 cms, containing a 16pp type specimen, couple of slight edge marks, else excellent. The Invitation a cream card c. 9.5 x 22 cms, couple of corners slightly creased, else very good. About 100 copies only designed by Hugh Williamson and printed by the Alden Press. Hugh Williamson gave a talk 'A Few Hesitant Words to the diagnosis of some Growing Pains of Photocomposition'. The extensive type specimen is for Times New Roman. 'The proof sheet inserted into this menu represents part of a printer's type-specimen book, forthcoming in 1980, Type-Faces for Photocomposition at the Alden Press, Oxford, as a kind of report to the Double Crown Club on the state of composition at one computerized photocomposition system'. (Book ref. 9418)  £25.00

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