Origin of the Serif

Item Code: B1540


The Origin of the Serif by Edward Catich. 1968 (1991). 312pp. 8"x10.5".

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The definitive work on the origin and development of the Roman inscriptional alphabet. Catich convincingly shows that the Trajan capitals were first brush written. Includes Catich's large brush capitals A-Z and instructions on making them. Full of illustrations. A superb reprint for all interested in Roman caps.

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Formerly B1540-P and B1540-H

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