The Scepter of Egypt: Part I. From the Earliest Times to the End of the Middle Kingdom

The Scepter of Egypt: Part I. From the Earliest Times to the End of the Middle Kingdom

Peter Oldenburg, New York, New York, 1953

Description

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

Credits

Designer
Peter Oldenburg
Illustrations
Reproductions of early Egyptian art
Author
William C. Hayes
Trim size
7.5 x 10 inches
Pages
418
Price
$12.50
Typefaces
Linotype Baskerville 10/13 (text), Bauer Weiss and Weiss Bold (display), Type page 36.5 x 50.5 (double column)
Compositor
Plantin Press
Engraver
Phoenix Engraving Co.
Printer
Plantin Press
Printing method
letterpress
Paper
Lustro Dull Coated
Paper supplies
Henry Lindenmeyr & Sons
Paper manufacturer
S.D. Warren Co.
Binder
Haddon Craftsmen
Binding manufacturer
Holliston Mills (cloth)
Binding
Dark green Record Buckram 19239
Stamping
genuine gold (spine and recto), label on recto printed in three colors, pasted over blind stamping
Publisher
Harper & Brothers, with the cooperation of the Metropolitan Museum of Art
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