WAD to RR, a Letter about Designing Type

WAD to RR, a Letter about Designing Type

W.A. Dwiggins, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1941

Description

Collections: Fifty Books of the Year (1942)
Discipline: Book design
Format: Book

Credits

Designer
W.A. Dwiggins
Illustrator
W.A. Dwiggins
Calligrapher
W.A. Dwiggins
Author
W.A. Dwiggins
Size
8.5 x 11.25 inches
Pages
12
Price
$1.75
Typefaces
Linotype Caledonia, 12 point, 1 point leaded, calligraphy, 24 x 49 picas
Printers
The Abbey Press, Gordon-Taylor, Inc. (letterpress), The Alpine Press (offset lithography)
Printing methods
letterpress, offset lithography (illustrations)
Papers
Worthy Aurelian Dull, natural wove Bs. 80, tissue insert
Paper manufacturer
Heliograph Corporation of Massachusetts (tissue insert)
Binder
McNamee Bookbinding Co.
Binding
Singer sewn, paper (cover), flaps turned in on cardboard sides, label on front cover printed on Aurelian Dull wove paper by letterpress in black and red from line plates designed by W.A. Dwiggins.
Publisher
Harvard College Library, Department of Printing and Graphic Arts
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