Vincent Steer (born 1888) was a compositor and is renown for being the founder of the British Typographers’ Guild.

In 1934, Steer wrote Printing Design and Layout. The book is a masterpiece and has been referred to as “A Complete Course in Typography" and as the “Typographer’s Bible”. The book is a thing of beauty and I was lucky enough to see an original copy, whilst working with one of my print partners in Cape Town. 

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