Miles Davis – Greatest Hits (Prestige) album art
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Update: This isn’t Bailey, but Pacella Graphic Biform, designed by Vincent Pacella and shown in Photo-Lettering’s Alphabet Thesaurus Vol. 2 from 1965. Pacella Graphic has more biform alternates, and it also includes the t with shorter roof as well as the flat i dot.
I had looked into Photo-Lettering’s specimen books, but in the wrong places. In the One Line Manual of Styles, which is a compact index to the Alphabet Thesauruses Vol. 1 (1960), 2 (1965), and 3 (1971), Pacella Graphic isn’t shown under “Thick & Thin Sanserifs: Medium Contrast”, but rather in a special section titled “Sans Serifs with Hairline Counters”.
I can’t say with certainty if Pacella Graphic (in or before 1965) predates Bailey (in or before 1966). However, other pairs of similar faces suggest that inventive ideas often originated at PLINC, and subsequently were copied by Lettergraphics and others.
Here’s a sample of Pacella Graphic Biform as shown in Photo-Lettering’s Alphabet Thesaurus Vol. 2.