Decorated Book Papers

Decorated Book Papers

David T. Pottinger, Horace L. Arnold, Rudolph Ruzicka, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1942

Description

Collections: Fifty Books of the Year (1943)
Discipline: Book design
Format: Book

Credits

Designers
David T. Pottinger, Horace L. Arnold, Rudolph Ruzicka
Author
Rosamond B. Loring
Size
6.75 x 8.5 inches
Pages
xvi, 171
Quantity printed
250
Price
$10.00
Typefaces
English Monotype Bembo, 14 point, 2 point leading, English Monotype Bembo and Old Face Open (title page), Old Face Open Initials (other display), 24 x 35 picas
Compositor
Harvard University Press
Printers
Harvard University Press (letterpress), The Meriden Gravure Company (collotype)
Printing methods
letterpress, collotype (illustrations)
Paper
Hurlbut Glenbourn Book Deckle Edge, ivory satin finish, sub. 80
Binder
Boston Bookbinding Company
Binding
Smyth sewn, bound between boards covered with Ruzicka paste paper sides, Bancroft Linen Finish No. 10 (backbone), Ruzicka paste paper (end leaves), 25 samples of decorated paper tipped onto blank pages
Stamping
genuine gold leaf (on backbone)
Publisher
Department of Printing and Graphic Arts, Harvard College Library
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