Mapping Boston

Mapping Boston

MIT Press Design Department, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1999

Description

It was a definite challenge to select cover art from an array of wonderful maps. The colors and feel of the cover reflect those found on old maps.

Collections: 50 Books/50 Covers of 1999
Discipline: Book design
Format: Book cover

Credits

Design firm
MIT Press Design Department
Art director/designer
Yasuyo Iguchi
Illustrators
Jacques Nicolas Bellin, Captain John Smith
Photographers
Alex MacLean (cover and back flap), various (interior)
Production coordinator
Terry Lamoureux
Editors
Alex Krieger, David Cobb, Amy Turner
Trim size
12 x 11 1/2 inches
Quantity printed
20,000
Compositor
Yasuyo Iguchi
Typefaces
Garamond 3, Snell Roundhand
Printer
Meridian Printing
Jacket printer
Meridian Printing
Paper
80# Pheno Star
Binder
Acme Book Binding
Binding method
Smythe sewn
Binding materials
Brillanta 4197
Endpapers
65# Champion Carnival Cover
Publisher/client
The MIT Press
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