Chromatic Wood Type Design: Exploring the Art of Letterpress

In the world of typography, few titles hold higher esteem than William H. Page’s Specimens of Chromatic Wood Type (1874). Having procured a cult-like following in the modern field of design, this extraordinary volume is brimming with over 100 intricate typeface examples, all skilfully produced and vibrantly coloured. The elaborate fonts boast up to seven colours, […]

Haeckel’s Art Forms in Nature – Exploring Beauty in Biology

In a beautiful celebration of the natural world, Ernst Haeckel’s Art Forms in Nature is a masterful union of science and art. As a proud addition to the Art Meets Science collection, Read & Co. Books has faithfully reproduced Haeckel’s innovative work. The volume is comprised of 100 illustrated plates, featuring stunning watercolour paintings and […]