Adventures by Sea of Edward Coxere

Adventures by Sea of Edward Coxere

John A. Begg, Mount Vernon, New York, 1946

Description

Juror Notes

Most travel books are cumbersome. This one is invitingly handy. Moreover, it has imaginatively conceived modern use of historical material, with an unusually attractive binding design.

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

Credits

Designer
John A. Begg
Illustrator
E.H.W. Meyerstein
Illustrations
Photographs of original MS
Author
H.M. Tomlinson (foreword)
Editor
E.H.W. Meyerstein
Trim size
4.5 x 6 inches
Pages
232
Price
$2.50
Typefaces
Janson [Linotype] 10 pt., 3 pt. leading, Special text type combining 10 pt. Granjon caps with 10 pt. Janson lower case, Janson [Foundry] (title page), Janson [Monotype] (other display), Goudy Mediaeval (initials), Type Measure: 20 x 26 picas
Compositor
S.A. Jacobs, The Golden Eagle Press
Engraver
Photogravure & Color Co.
Printer
S.A. Jacobs, The Golden Eagle Press
Printing method
letterpress
Papers
Suede Wove [white, antique], 38 x 50–240/M, Oxford Special Gravure [white, antique], 26 x 38–146/M (gravure)
Paper supplies
Dill and Collins Inc., Oxford Paper Co.
Binder
H. Wolff Book Manufacturing Co., Inc.
Binding supplies
Cloth backbone, paper sides, Bancroft Lynnene, gravure printed sides, green ink
Publisher
Oxford University Press
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