The Athenaeum Gallery, 1827–1873: The Boston Athenaeum as an Early Patron of Art

The Athenaeum Gallery, 1827–1873: The Boston Athenaeum as an Early Patron of Art

D.B. Updike of The Merrymount Press, Boston, Massachusetts, 1941

Description

Collections: Fifty Books of the Year (1942)
Discipline: Book design
Format: Book

Credits

Designer
D.B. Updike of The Merrymount Press
Authors
Mabel Munson Swan, Charles Knowles Bolton (introduction)
Size
6.25 x 8.75 inches
Pages
xvi, 312
Price
$6.00
Typefaces
English Monotype Caslon No. 218, 9 and 10 point solid and 11 and 12 point, 1 point leaded (text), Janson (title page), Janson and Caslon (other display), 25 x 39.5 picas
Compositor
D.B. Updike of The Merrymount Press
Printers
D.B. Updike of The Merrymount Press (letterpress), John Peterson & Son (gravure)
Printing methods
letterpress, gravure (illustrations)
Paper
Hurlbut Glenbourn Book, ivory satin wove, Bs. 60
Binder
Boston Book Binding Co.
Binding materials
Smythe sewn, cloth-bounded in Interlaken Common Blue No. 102 T Pattern
Stamping
genuine gold leaf (on binding)
Publisher
The Boston Athenaeum
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