The Pennsylvania Germans

The Pennsylvania Germans

P.J. Conkwright, Princeton, New Jersey, 1942

Description

Juror Notes

This is the product of an exceptionally good eye and unusual mastery of bookmaking. Objection was made to the initials as “unauthentic” but I consider them sound calligraphically and an appropriate grace note.

Ray Nash

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

Credits

Designer
P.J. Conkwright
Authors
Arthur D. Graff, Walter M. Kollmorgen, Clyde S. Stine, Ralph Wood, Richard H. Shryock, Albert Franklin Buffington, G. Paul Musselman, Harry Hess Reichard
Editor
Ralph Wood
Size
6 x 9 inches
Pages
310
Quantity printed
100
Price
$5.00
Typefaces
Linotype Electra, 11 point, 2 point leading, Baskerville and Scotch (title page), Dutch initials (other display), 24 x 42 picas
Compositor
Princeton University Press
Printer
Princeton University Press
Printing method
letterpress
Paper
Warren Olde Style, white wove, sub. 60
Binder
George McKibbin & Son
Binding
Smyth sewn, bound between boards covered with Interlaken Arco Linen Vellum No. 8399, printed paper label (on front cover)
Stamping
genuine gold leaf (on backbone)
Publisher
Princeton University Press
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