The Maps of the California Gold Region, 1848–1857, A Biblio-Cartography of an Important Decade

The Maps of the California Gold Region, 1848–1857, A Biblio-Cartography of an Important Decade

Edwin Grabhorn, Robert Grabhorn, San Francisco, California, 1942

Description

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

Credits

Designers
Edwin Grabhorn, Robert Grabhorn
Author
Carl I. Wheat
Size
9.25 x 14 inches
Pages
153
Quantity printed
300
Price
$20.00
Typefaces
Linotype Janson, 14 point, 4 point leading, foundry Janson and American Type Founders Georgian Initials (title page), foundry Janson (other display), 28 x 55 picas
Compositor
A.C. Gollan and Son
Printers
The Grabhorn Press (letterpress), West Coast Lithograph Company (photo-lithography)
Printing methods
letterpress, photo-lithography (illustrations)
Illustrations
reproduced maps
Paper
Midwood Specially Made Book, white wove, sub. 70
Binder
The Grabhorn Press
Binding
hand sewn, bound between boards covered with cloth sides, canvas (backbone), printed paper label
Publisher
The Grabhorn Press
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