Portland, Oregon: The Alcuin Press, 1981. Limited Edition. Hardcover. 8vo. Unpaginated [Pp. 74]. Introduction by Bill Gunderson. Italic calligraphy reproduced in red and black, printed recto. Brown and buff cloth half binding stamped with dark brown and gilt lettering, tan endpapers. Edition limited to three hundred, this copy numbered 197. Laid in are printed four-page brochure for the Lloyd Reynolds exhibit "A Life of Forms in Art" at the Cooley Memorial Art Gallery, Reed College, 2011, as well as a one-page prospectus for the exhibition catalog. Fine. Item #4762
During his last year the well-known Portland author, calligrapher and teacher wrote this history of the alphabet in the form of personal letters to his friend William Gunderson. Printed by John Laursen at Press-22. Preserved in a clear archival sleeve.