The Alphabet. Fifteen Interpretative Designs, Drawn and Arranged with Explanatory Text and Illustrations

By: Goudy, Frederic W.

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[1] title, 44 pp., text; 27 full page plates; large 4to; dark gray cloth, gilt stamped spine lettering and decoration on front cover; book set by Bertha M. Goudy at The Village Press, with types designed by the author, under whose supervision the book was printed by William Edwin Rudge. Prospectus laid in; also laid in is, "Frederic W. Goudy, The Intimate Recollections of a Friend," a single sheet folded to 4 pp., set in Goudy Deepdene type by Mackenzie & Harris, San Francisco. Ownership note in pencil below colophon suggests the identity of the anonymous author.

Title: The Alphabet. Fifteen Interpretative Designs, Drawn and Arranged with Explanatory Text and Illustrations

Author Name: Goudy, Frederic W.

Categories: Printing,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: N.Y., Mitchell Kennerley: 1918

Book Condition: Light offset browning [4.5" x 5.25" rectangle], covering equally portion of verso of f.e.p. and half-title, possibly from original order form which is not now present; small note "No. 2384", in pencil on top corner of front pastedown near fine condition thus.

lbs: 3.00 lbs

Seller ID: 1362

Keywords: Printing Graphic Design Typography Technology