Dandelion Cottage

Dandelion Cottage

Maurice S. Kaplan, Maurice S. Kaplan and Mary Stevens (cover design), New York, New York, 1946

Description

Juror Notes

This entry proves that a trade book can be as light and attractive as a volume of the best juvenile or press book. Soundly planned within, this volume enjoys a particularly decorative cover and end papers to catch the eye of the prospective purchaser. The title page and chapter openings are skillfully handled.

Collections: Fifty Books of the Year (1947)
Discipline: Book design
Format: Book

Credits

Designers
Maurice S. Kaplan, Maurice S. Kaplan and Mary Stevens (cover design)
Illustrator
Mary Stevens
Illustrations
Pen and ink drawings (engravings)
Author
Carroll Watson Rankin
Trim size
5.25 x 8 inches
Pages
229
Price
$2.00
Typefaces
Granjon [Linotype] 12 pt., 3 pt. leading, Granjon and Bernhard Tango [A.T.F.] (title page), Bernhard Tango [A.T.F.] (chapter heads), Type Measure: 21 x 37 picas
Compositor
Quinn & Boden Co., Inc.
Engraver
Eagle Engraving Co.
Printers
Quinn & Boden Co., Inc., Duenwald Printing Corp. (binding)
Printing method
letterpress, offset (binding)
Paper
Penn Eggshell [white], 45 x 66–141/500
Paper supplies
The Mead Sales Co., Inc.
Binder
Quinn & Boden Co., Inc.
Binding materials
Cloth back, Interlaken Vellum De Luxe [#38.5], paper sides printed by offset
Publisher
Henry Holt & Company, Inc.
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