Naval Sketches of the War in California, Reproducing Twenty-Eight Drawings made in 1846–47 by William H. Meyers, Gunner on the U.S. Sloop-of-War Dale

Naval Sketches of the War in California, Reproducing Twenty-Eight Drawings made in 1846–47 by William H. Meyers, Gunner on the U.S. Sloop-of-War Dale

Edwin Grabhorn, Robert Grabhorn, New York, New York, 1939

Description

Collections: Fifty Books of the Year (1940)
Discipline: Book design
Format: Book

Credits

Designers
Edwin Grabhorn, Robert Grabhorn
Illustrations
Water color, Collotype, Color plates cut by hand and printed
Authors
Franklin D. Roosevelt (introduction), Capt. Dudley W. Knox, U.S.N. (descriptive text)
Trim size
10.5 x 15.75 inches
Pages
x, 88 pages, 28 plates
Quantity printed
Limited edition, 1,000 copies
Price
$25.00
Typefaces
Goudy Modern 18 on 24 point [Monotype] (text), Caslon Openface (display), Type Measure: 62 x 40 picas
Compositor
The Grabhorn Press (handset)
Printers
The Grabhorn Press (text and color plates, cut by hand), Meriden Gravure Company (illustrations)
Printing method
letterpress
Paper
W & A Special Wove, Ivory, Substance 118
Binder
The Grabhorn Press
Binding
Printed paper sides, white goat skin on backbone, leather label on backbone
Stamping
Genuine roll gold
Publisher
Random House
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