The Mars Project

The Mars Project

Ralph E. Eckerstrom, Urbana, Illinois, 1953

Description

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

Credits

Designer
Ralph E. Eckerstrom
Illustrator
Herbert L. Sterrett (diagrams)
Author
Wernher von Braun
Trim size
7 x 9 inches
Pages
98
Price
$3.95
Typefaces
Monotype Modern 8A, 9/11 (text), Intertype Futura Medium and Demibold, 8 pt. (text), Intertype Futura Bold 10 pt. (display), Monotype Ultra Bodoni 18 pt. (display), Type page 20 x 42 picas and 28 x 42 picas
Compositor
University of Illinois Press Print Shop
Engraver
G.R. Grubb and Company
Printer
University of Illinois Press Print Shop
Printing method
letterpress, two-color title page
Paper
Garamond Text, 70 lb.
Paper supplies
Dwight Bros. Paper Company, Chicago Paper Company
Paper manufacturers
The Champion Paper & Fibre Co. (text), Curtis Paper Co. (binding)
Binder
The Franklin Bindery
Binding
Gray Tweedweave Text paper, 80 lb., over boards, preprinted in black ink by letterpress
Endpapers
black Antique Cover, 65 lb.
Publisher
University of Illinois Press
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