The Fifty Books of 1968

The Fifty Books of 1968

Bradbury Thompson, New York, New York, 1969

Description

This traditional catalogue was part of a series extending over 48 years. It was designed to be a unique standard-setting example of the best books published the previous year. Designed by a classicist with no restrictions on the quality of the materials, because all were donated by the trade.

Collections: Fifty Books of the Year (1970)
Discipline: Book design
Format: Book

Credits

Art director/designer
Bradbury Thompson
Studio assistance
Anagraphics
Photographer
H. Landshoff
Editor
Joyce Morrow
Size
9 x 12 inches
Pages
132
Quantity printed
edition of 3,225
Price
$10.00
Typeface
Linofilm Janson, 12/15 with display in Typositor Caslon 540 and ATF Caslon 471
Typesetter
Volk & Huxley, Inc.
Printer
Case-Hoyt Corporation
Printing method
offset
Paper
Westvaco Pinnacle Book Offset White
Binder
Russell-Rutter Company
Binding materials
bound in Arkwright-Interlaken ALo
Binding method
Smythe-sewn
Slipcase
J. Landowne Company
Endpapers
Beckett Cover Bamboo, printed by Herst Litho, Inc.
Endpaper supplies
Andrews/Nelson/Whitehead
Publisher
The American Institute of Graphic Arts
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