The Compleat Angler, or, the Contemplative Man’s Recreation

The Compleat Angler, or, the Contemplative Man’s Recreation

Peter Beilenson, Edna Beilenson, Boyd Hanna (cover design), Mount Vernon, New York, 1947

Description

Juror Notes

A period atmosphere skillfully evoked.

Collections: Fifty Books of the Year (1948)
Discipline: Book design
Format: Book

Credits

Designers
Peter Beilenson, Edna Beilenson, Boyd Hanna (cover design)
Illustrator
Boyd Hanna
Illustrations
Wood engravings
Authors
Izaak Walton, Charles Cotton (second part)
Trim size
6 x 10 inches
Pages
220
Price
$3.50
Typefaces
Linotype Janson, 11 pt., 2 pt. leading, Caslon Old Face, handset (display), Goudy Text, handset (display), Type Measure: 24 x 50 picas
Compositor
Peter Pauper Press
Printer
Peter Pauper Press
Printing method
letterpress
Paper
Curtis' Peter Pauper Special (ivory)
Binder
Russell-Rutter Company
Binding materials
Cloth back, Bancroft Buckram, stamped in genuine gold, Decorative paper sides, Peter Pauper Special
Publisher
Peter Pauper Press
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