Oratio de Hominis Dignitate (Oration on the Dignity of Man)

Oratio de Hominis Dignitate (Oration on the Dignity of Man)

Victor Hammer, Lexington, Kentucky, 1953

Description

Collections: Fifty Books of the Year (1954)
Discipline: Book design
Format: Book

Credits

Designer
Victor Hammer
Author
Giovanni Pico della Mirandola
Translator
Elizabeth Livermore Forbes
Trim size
8.5 x 11.5 inches
Pages
54
Quantity printed
200 copies
Price
$8.50
Typefaces
ATF Garamond 14/1 (English text), Monotype Emerson 14/20 (Latin text), ATF Garamond 72 pt., adapted (display), Entire book handset, not justified on right, Type page 34 x 47 picas. English text borders Latin insert at top, bottom, and outer edge, odd-numbered folios on left-hand pages
Compositor
Jacob Hammer
Printer
Jacob Hammer
Printing method
letterpress on hand press
Paper
Hammer and Anvil
Paper manufacturer
Moulin Richard de Bas, France
Paper supplies
The Stevens-Nelson Paper Corp.
Binder
Elizabeth Kerr
Binding
Light sand-color Duna paper, rough texture, Bound by hand, Paper label on spine printed in red
Publisher
The Anvil Press
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