Lasting Impressions: The Grolier Club Library
Lasting Impressions: The Grolier Club Library
Lasting Impressions: The Grolier Club Library
Lasting Impressions: The Grolier Club Library
Lasting Impressions: The Grolier Club Library

Lasting Impressions: The Grolier Club Library

Winterhouse, Falls Village, Connecticut, 2004

Description

This vibrantly illustrated catalog documents the extensive book collection of America’s oldest society for bibliophiles. The catalog examines in detail some of the Grolier Club’s most striking and significant works, organizing them in chapters with such topics as typography, book illustration and writing. An aggressive color scheme throughout, coupled with the font Lexicon, a Dutch typeface designed for dictionaries, presents a bold new look for the 121-year-old library.

Collections: 50 Books/50 Covers of 2004
Discipline: Book design
Format: Book

Credits

Design firm
Winterhouse
Art director
William Drenttel
Designers
Don Whelan, William Drenttel
Jacket designers
Don Whelan, William Drenttel
Photographer
Robert Lorenzson
Picture editors
Eric Holzenberg, Fernando Peña
Author
Eric Holzenberg
Publishers
Winterhouse Editions, The Grolier Club
Trim size
8 1/2 x 10 1/2 inches
Pages
208
Quantity printed
2,000
Typeface
Lexicon No. 2
Printer
The Studley Press
Paper
Mohawk Superfine
Binder
Acme Bookbinding
Binding method
Cloth hardcover
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