About U.S. — Experimental Typography by American Designers, 1960. The Composing Room (Dr. Robert Leslie, Hortense Mendel and Aaron Burns), New York, NY. Four individual volumes, 6.75 x 9.5, pp. 16. All text written by Percy Seitlin.
A series of 16-page inserts reprinted from Der Druckspiegel, graphic arts magazine, Stuttgart, Germany. Conceived, edited, set in type in New York and produced under the sponsorship of The Composing Room, Inc. The complete set includes:
- Come Home to Jazz designed by Herb Lubalin
- That New York designed by Brownjohn, Chermayeff and Geismar
- The Age of Auto designed by Lester Beall
- Love of Apples designed by Gene Federico
A nearly fine set with a hint of wear without the publisher's slipcase. A few individual issues available, please reach out if you are trying to complete your set.