Audubon’s America: The Narrative and Experiences of John James Audubon

Audubon’s America: The Narrative and Experiences of John James Audubon

Lovell Thompson, Boston, Massachusetts, 1940

Description

Collections: Fifty Books of the Year (1941)
Discipline: Book design
Format: Book

Credits

Designer
Lovell Thompson
Illustrator
Audubon’s prints and paintings (facsimiles)
Illustrations
Offset Lithography in color
Editor
Donald Culross Peattie
Trim size
7.5 x 11.25 inches
Pages
xii, 330 pages
Price
$6.00
Typefaces
Baskerville (Monotype) 12 point, 3 point leading (text), Caslon and Baskerville (title page), Type Measure: 30 x 53 picas
Compositor
The Riverside Press
Printers
The Riverside Press, The Lakeside Press, The Tudor Press
Printing methods
letterpress, offset lithography in color (illustrations)
Papers
Etherington’s No. 2 Medium Wove, Light Natural, Substantce 80 (text), Linweave Text/ Substance 80 (illustrations)
Binder
The Riverside Press
Binding
Full cloth, Holliston’s Lyntint 2844, blue and white headbands, sewed on 2 tapes
Stamping
red and aluminum foil
Publisher
Houghton Mifflin Company (The Riverside Press, Cambridge)
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